Sabah part ways with Simunic, Dominicus to take over until end of season

Vjeran Simunic has stepped down from his post as head coach at Sabah, and will be appointed as technical director of the side.

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Premier League side Sabah have released their head coach, Vjeran Simunic from his position with immediate effect, and his assistant Johnny Dominicus will take over the team until the end of the season.

The 62-year-old will no longer be involved in coaching Sabah, but he is believed to have been appointed as the team's technical director until end of this year.

Astro Arena reported that the Simunic is no longer attending Sabah’s training session and will not resume his work.

Simunic was appointed Sabah head coach end of last year, but has struggled to deliver results, which saw Sabah failing to qualify for this year’s Malaysia Cup.

Despite taking Sabah to the quarterfinal stage of the FA Cup, inconsistent performance in the Premier League was a major factor in the decision.

Sabah have only collected 11 points so far this season, losing seven out of 12 games so far, and are separated by only four points from the relegation zone.

The last time Sabah played in the Super League was in 2012, and the last time they featured in the Malaysia Cup was back in 2011, where they made it to the quarterfinal stage of the tournament.

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