Mario Tot edges close to securing the job as Kedah’s new head coach

The identity of the man Kedah had been courting to replace Wan Jamak Wan Hassan was revealed when the Croatian showed up in Alor Setar yesterday

Croatian Mario Tot is almost certain to be named the new head coach of Kedah for the upcoming Malaysia Cup competition.

Accompanied by assistant coach Radhi Mat Din and honorary secretary of the Football Association of Kedah (KFA), Tot arrived at the KFA office in Alor Setar for discussions with their top management, yesterday afternoon.

The former coach of a Croatian division one team later told awaiting journalists that he has not signed any contract just yet but confirmed that discussions between the two parties are ongoing to come to a mutual agreement.

If appointed, Tot’s first task would be to lead former winners Kedah out of their tough Malaysia Cup group to the knock-out stages.