Saint George appoints German head coach


Defending Ethiopian premier league champion Saint George appoints new head coach, this time with well experienced German that could lead the side in to an international glories.
The new head coach Mike Krugger became the fifth foreign head coach to take command of “The Horse Men” in the past 14 seasons. According to sources from the side the former Bundesliga player with Hanover and Armenia Hanover striker 58 years old Krugger served for several years in his native Germany as coach to different sides before looking for a new adventure in Africa joining Egypt sides Arab Contractors and Almasri sides respectively. In 2008 he moved to Sudanese side El_Meriach  to led the side to double championship title then back for the his second spell in 2010 for another championship title. Though how he joined Saint George is not yet official the German coach kicks-off his carrier joining the side at Adama pre-season preparation camp. Having former Saint George players turned coaches Fasil Tekalgn and Zerihun Shengeta his assistants the priority for Krugger is said to  help Saint George join the continents’’ heavy weight sides and came up as a stronger side at local championship. Referring Danielo’s departure despite winning the league title the message appears clear for Krugger that winning the Ethiopian premier league title is not a guarantee to stay with Saint George. Ten league titles in 14 seasons many club supporters believe the side is already too late for new adventure at continent level.