South Sudan hire Zoran Dordevic
South Sudan have hired former Philippines under 23 tactician Zoran Dordevic as their head coach.
A source close to SuperSport.com has revealed that the coach put pen to paper on a one year deal on Friday becoming the country’s first ever coach.
“This a real challenge considering South Sudan is a new nation. We have to work hard if we want to win games. I am here to give all I have for South Sudan,” he said after signing the contract.
Bright Star became Fifa’s 209th member last month after it was voted into full membership by delegates at the world governing body annual congress in Budapest.
The East African side joined Caf in February this year and are now eligible to play in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations and the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
The former Sudan coach became the first foreign coach to win the India Premier League in 2008/2009 and has been incharge of 30 teams in a long career.
The team will make its debut in the international scene on July 11 when they play Uganda Cranes in a friendly match. Their representatives, Wau Salam, will participate in the upcoming Kagame Cup.