Rwanda DONE DEAL: Serbian Darko Novic takes charge at APR FC replacing Froger

APR FC has named Serbian tactician Darko Novic as their new head coach replacing French man Thierry Froger whose contract wasn’t renewed despite winning the 2023/24 Primus National League title.

The 52-year-old Serb signed a three-year contract with the league champions and was formally unveiled on Friday, June 21.

His most recent club was Saudi Arabian second tier outfit Al Burkiyah. He left the club on February 8, 2024. “APR FC extends a warm welcome to our new coach Darko Novic. We are thrilled to have you join our team for a period of three years, and are confident that your leadership, expertise and passion for the game will lead us to new heights. Welcome to the APR FC family!.” read an official statement from the club.

Novic, a UEFA pro license holder is not new to African football as he has also previously coached teams including US Monastir of Tunisia and Algerian club ES Setif.

  • Times Sports Rwanda.

Dennis Mabuka

Dennis Mabuka is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with 18 years of experience covering sports events. He is currently a sport content creator with en.Africatopsports.com.

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