AFC Leopards coach Nicola Kavazovic rejects training venue on day one

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A source privy to happenings at the Den, has told Goal that the new coach now wants the club to get another venue for training

AFC Leopards coach Nicola Kavazovic has asked the club to get a new training ground.

The Serbian coach is not happy with the training facility at St. Pauls University, where the team held their first training session on Monday ahead of the new season.

A source privy to happenings at the Den, has told Goal that the new coach now wants the club to get another venue as they prepare to challenge for the title.

“The coach is very happy with the squad but is not impressed with the condition of the pitch at St. Pauls University in Limuru. He has requested that the office gets a new training ground as quickly as possible.

“He is a coach, who wants to win titles with the club and does not want to take chances. He wants the cub management to handle all players in a professional manner and has also promised to deliver a lot of positive results if given a free hand to do his job.”

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Meanwhile, team manager Gilbert Selebwa had denied reports that he is on his way out of the club. Selebwa says he was back in the village, reason why he missed the opening training session on Monday.

“I have not received any letter asking me to leave AFC Leopards. I just returned from the village and will link up with the team on Tuesday.”

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.

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