Kaizer Chiefs reveal Nabi’s contract details, confirm new technical team members

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed the length of new head coach Nasreddine Nabi's contract and announced the other members of the technical team who will be joining him.

The club is currently in Turkey where they having a pre-season camp preparing for next season as they aim to turn things around under the new leadership of the Tunisian tactician.

Nabi joined the team on Monday following the late conclusion of 2023/24 season in Morocco.

HOW LONG NABI WILL BE AT KAIZER CHIEFS

Chiefs have confirmed that Nabi penned a two-year contract and an option to extend by another year.

“Kaizer Chiefs are delighted to confirm the much-anticipated appointment of Mohamed Nasreddine Nabi to the position of head coach of the men’s senior team. The two parties have agreed on a two-year contract with an option to extend it by one year,” Chiefs confirmed via a statement.

Kaizer Chiefs confirm Nabi's contract details, announce new technical team members
Nasreddine Nabi and rest of technical team members of Kaizer Chiefs

Welcoming the 58-year-old to the club, the sporting director Kaizer Motaung Jr. said he hoped they had found the right man to take the club back to the greater heights.

“After what has been a fairly exhaustive vetting process, it gives us great pleasure to finally welcome our new head coach to Kaizer Chiefs,” said Sporting Director, Kaizer Motaung Jr.

“We believe we have found the right man to fulfil our vision of restoring Amakhosi to our rightful place at the top of the football pyramid, and we welcome coach Nabi and his technical team with the pledge of unity and support in pursuit of our common goal.”

Chiefs set their sights on silverware with the arrival of the experienced Nasreddine Nabi. The highly-respected Tunisian boasts a trophy-laden career across Africa, having coached top teams in Libya, DR Congo, Egypt, and more. A CAF Confederation Cup winner with FC Leopards, Nabi brings a wealth of experience in continental competitions.

CHIEFS WELCOME REST OF TECHNICAL TEAM MEMBERS

Khalil Ben Youssef will be serving as the first assistant coach, Fernando Da Cruz as the second assistant coach, Ilyes Mzoughi as the goalkeeping coach and lastly Safi Majdi as the strength and conditioning coach and assistant coach.

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