Ethiopian Premier League giants, Saint George Football Club have appointed former Kaizer Chiefs and German born trained coach, Ernst Middendorp on three year working contract ahead of new season.
“The new coach [Ernst Middendorp] has reached an agreement to train the club for three years.” Club wrote on Facebook.
The 61 year old coach’s second stint with Amakhosi (Kaizer Chiefs) was cut short after failing to lift the Premier Soccer league title on last day of the 2019/20 closure which Mamelodi Sundowns won.
Middendorp replaces Srdan Zivojhov who parted ways with the Horsemen.
Middendorp will bring his vast knowledge in coaching African football clubs to steer St George to greater heights having coached Asante Kotoko, Hearts of Oak, Chippa United, Martizburg, Golden Arrows and Bloenfontein Celtics.
Ethiopian Premier League 2020/21 season is set to kick start in December 2020, having secured broadcasting rights with MultiChoice group under their brand Television Supersport.