Angola’s most successful club, Petro Athletic of Luanda, have sacked Beto Luiz Bianchi Pelliser as manager of the outfit after their unprecedented exit from the 2019 CAF confederation cup.
The 52 year old Brizillian tactician who was appointed in 2015 at the helm of the club failed to secure a spot in this year’s quarter final of the tournament.
The former head coach of the Angola National football team finished button of group D behind group leaders Zamalek of Egypt and runners up, Gor Mahia of Kenya who sailed through.
Petro Athletic of Luanda lost 3 of their CAF Confederation cup matches, with a record two wins and and a draw.
They finished the group phase with 7 points, two short of what could have turned out to be a well deserved qualification for them.
The 15 times Angola League champions,scored six goals and conceded 6 during their group D campaign.
The departure of Beto Luiz Bianchi Pelliser is closely associated with his inability to meet up with the goals for which he was hired since joining the club in November 2015.
The departure of the former coach of RRFC Montegnee of Belgium, is also linked to dissatisfaction and threats from club supporters who are victory and trophy oriented.
Petro Athletic during Beto’s spell won the Angola Cup in 2017 and have been runners up of the country’s top tier league in the last 3 seasons. They are currently second of the Angola Girabola with 37 points. They have 3 games in hand against button side clubs. Petro Athletic will square up with Sagrada Esperanca during match day 21.