Seven foreigners, two ex Leopards tacticians apply for Vihiga coaching role

Twelve coaches including seven foreigners have applied for the vacant coaching job of the new Kenya Premier League side Vihiga United following the advertisement of the position following Edward Manoah's resignation

Manoah who steered the Vihiga county sponsored club to winning the National Super League and earning automatic qualification to the KPL has applied for the job months after tendering his resignation letter. 

Other tacticians 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 dos Santos from Portugal among others. 

Ezekiel Akwana who has been in charge of the National Super League side Nakuru All-stars has applied seeking to come back to the KPL with another side. James Nandwa left his coaching position at Thika United and his place taken by Nicholas Muyoti. 

Coaches who have applied for the job include Zoran Pesic from Serbia, Trevor Morgan from Australia, Roy Barreto from Portugal, Giovanni Costantino (Italian) Enoch Ken Yamonbe from South Africa and Paulo Jorge do Santos from Portugal. Former international striker Francis Chinjili is on the list of coaches eyeing the job.