Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Premier League defending champions St. George has named Dutchman Martin Koopman as the team’s head coach.
Koopman, who signed a two-year contract, will replace Brazilain Neider Dos Santos, who was sacked last month.
During the signing ceremony held here today, club president Abinet Gebremeskel said that Koopman will take over the team’s responsibility from former St. George player and interim coach Fasil Tekalegn in July.
|Date of birth||June 5, 1956|
|Place of birth||Wezep, Gelderland|
|Playing position||Defender / Midfielder|
|1976–1982||Go Ahead Eagles|
|1989–1991||Cambuur (youth coach)|
|1994–1996||Go Ahead Eagles (assistant)|
|1997–1999||FC Groningen (assistant)|
|1999–2000||FC Den Bosch|
|2000||AS Vita Club|
|2002–2004||Saudi Arabia (assistant)|
|2006–2008||Roda JC (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).Source: Wikipedia