Nicola Kavazovic has been appointed the new head coach of AFC Leopards.
The 43-year-old Serbian signed a two-year deal with Ingwe to replace Rodolfo Zapata, who, ironically took his place at Township Rollers in Botswana.
BREAKING: We are delighted to announce that Nicola Kavazovic has been appointed as the club's new head coach.— AFC Leopards SC (@AFCLeopards) October 27, 2018
The 43 year old Serb takes over from Rodolfo Zapata who guided Leopards to finishing 7th in the 2018 @SPL_Kenya . #WelcomeNicola #Ingwe pic.twitter.com/h4C49OrZGx
Zapata, who was with Gaborone United before he moved to Kenya in May, 2017, walked out of his two-year contract with Ingwe after he fell out with the management.
Kavazovic will be tasked with helping Ingwe win their first Kenyan Premier League title in 20 years. Kavazovic, who started his coaching career in 1996, was as of July 2-12, the youngest national team head coach in the world.
The former Saif Sporting Club tactician holds a Uefa ‘A’ license and currently perusing his Uefa Pro license. The Serb has also coached both Zarkovo, Borac and Resnik youth and senior teams.
In 1998, Kavazovic graduate from Belgrade Sports University as youngest football coach in SR Yugoslavia. He won the AFC President Cup with Istiqlol Dushanbe in 2012.