WINDHOEK – Namibia Premier League (NPL) outfit Tura Magic Football Club yesterday announced the appointment of Ghanaian national Mohammed Gargo as new head coach, replacing James Britz who resigned at the end of the 2017/18 season.
Gargo was introduced to the club’s senior team on Monday, the same day on which he also held his first training session with the team, in preparation for the 2018/2019 season. The new NPL season is expected to start on the first week of next month.
The new coach has close to ten years’ experience in coaching clubs in his native Ghana. Before he took up coaching duties in 2009, Gargo played professional football for several clubs in Ghana and Europe. He also has 20 caps for the Ghana national team.
Tura Magic FC chairperson Peter Nakurua congratulated Gargo on his appointment and wished him and the players best of luck with their preparation and participation in the NPL’s coming season.
He added that the club will make further announcements regarding new signings and departures from the club as soon as pre-season has been finalised and the coach has run his eyes over the players currently at his disposal.