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28.03.2020 Football News

Michael Essien Get Coaching Job In Azerbaijan

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Michael Essien Get Coaching Job In Azerbaijan
LISTEN MAR 28, 2020

Ghana and Chelsea legend, Michael Essien has been handed a coaching job with the u-19 team of Azerbaijani side Sabail FK.

Essien joined the senior team of Sabail FK as a player in March 2019 as a free agent after ending his contract with Indonesian side Persib Bandung.

One year on, he has been offered a contract that makes him one of the coaching staff of the U-19 team of Sabail FK.

The 38-year-old inked a one-and-a-half-year deal to extend his stay in Azerbaijan as a player with the senior team of his club as well as a coach for the youth team.

According to sources, the club sees him with great potential and could in the future make him the main coach for the u-19 team.

Essien has had an outstanding career as a footballer after playing for clubs such as Chelsea, AC Milan, and Real Madrid.

The former AC Milan and Real Madrid ace is considered a legend in Ghana after making 58 appearances for the Black Stars and scoring 9 goals.

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