The former Hull City development coach has decided to join the African outfit after giving an interview for the same...Trevor James Morgan, the former coach of East Bengal was spotted in a training session of Kenyan club AFC Leopards, Goal can reveal.
GOtv Shield champions AFC Leopards’ had interviewed two other coaches with the Briton expected to be named as head coach on Thursday.
The interviews were carried out last Thursday on the Labour Day, according to Organising Secretary Timothy Lilumbi.
“We interviewed Trevor Morgan and Khalid Arioua from Morocco and the executive will sit down on Thursday to pick the right man to take over as James Nandwa's replacement.”
Morgan also watched the team beat Tusker 1-0 on Saturday at Machakos Municipal Stadium, in a match that ended the club's 16 year winless streak against Tusker.
“We will go through their qualifications and experience one more time but this time as an executive and then announce, whom we have settled on," added Lilumbi.
Morgan will replace James Nandwa, who was fired from the post three weeks ago and the Briton most probably will be unveiled on Thursday.
The former East Bengal coach had conversations with both East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, but his stint in Africa draws the curtain over any possibilities of him coming back to I-League in the near future. He had won eight trophies in his three-year stint with East Bengal is also reportedly on the radar of a few Indian Super League (ISL) franchisees.
It remains to be seen whether he features in the franchise league in some capacity, especially given the Kenyan Premier League is scheduled to end in early October.