Friday, 17 June 2022 13:43

Romain Folz officially appointed Marumo Gallants head coach.

Staff Reporter.

Marumo Gallants have announced the appointment of Moroccan international coach Romain Folz on Friday morning.

"The appointment comes following the expiration of outgoing coach Dan Malesela's contract. After much deliberation, the club opted to bring in Coach Folz to lead the team into the next phase of the club’s journey," the club said in a statement.

"We welcome Coach Romain Folz to the team, he brings an impressive and energetic approach to football that we believe will be a great fit for Marumo Gallants," club's chairman Abram Sello said.

Folz will officially start his job at the end of June, promised fans the best which will make them proud supporters.

"I am very happy and honoured to join Marumo Gallants and a league such as the PSL," Folz stated.

"My first words are for our fans. I can only tell them that all the efforts and work we will put in every single day is for them. We want to make them proud, and I will dedicate all my time and energy to reach that goal."

The team will be competing for the CAF Confederation Cup after reaching the Nedbank Cup final since eventual champions Sundowns had already qualified for next season’s CAF Champions League.