Twelve coaches including seven foreigners have applied for the head coach job of Vihiga United FC which has been advertised following Edward Manoah’s resignation. Technicians who have shown interest in the job include former AFC Leopards coach James Nandwa and Ezekiel Akwana.
The team’s Executive Committee received an application from Jean Claude from France and Paulo jorge do Santos from Portugal among others.
The Committee chairman Indimuli Kahi said the process of hiring the coach is being finalised and they will unveil the technician by tomorrow. “Vihiga United has grown to a level where it attracts foreign coaches,” he added.
He assured fans that they will hire a competent coach to handle the club. Kahi noted that the team has already resumed training at Kidundu stadium.
He noted that next week the team will be proceeding to a pre-season training camp outside the county as part of their preparation ahead of the start of the KPL.
He noted that the club had not lost any player adding that they had dropped 12 players.
Coaches who have applied for the job include
Zoran Pesic from Serbia
Trevor Morgan from Australia
Roy Barreto from Portugal.
Giovonni Costantino (Italian)
Enoch Ken Yamonbe from South Africa
Paulo jorge do Santos from Portugal.
Former international striker Francis Chinjili is also on the list of coaches eyeing the job.