Kitchee appoint former Yugoslavia great Blaž Slišković

The Hong Kong Primer League is on a break at present but one of its leading clubs Kitchee have still been busy. As with the side who finished fourth last season looking to bounce back to the top, they have appointed former Yugoslavia great Blaž Slišković as their boss. 

Kitchee looking to get back on top  

Blaž Slišković played his international career with Yugoslavia and then in the latter years with Bosnia and Herzegovina and was a well-respected player. Since retriment the 60-year-old as gone to manage around the world including four years with his country Bosnia.

The coach will bring a wealth of experience to this Kitchee side and after a disappointing season last time out am sure he will look to get them back on top. His first came is soon too as his new side will take on Manchester City at the Hong Kong Stadium on the 24th July.

The Kitchee club president Ken Ng Kin said that he feels the new boss will bring in experience and success.  As he said "He has an excellent record and we want him not only to train our players but also our coaches. We have no doubt of his knowledge and hope he can settle in Hong Kong as soon as possible."

The Bosnian was then quoted saying on his arrival after signing a two year deal with the club "Kitchee is the best club in Hong Kong and I want to help them win the championship. That's why I am here".

The club is clearly looking to bounce back as they have made numerous signings, with the likes of striker Bleda Rodriguez, signed from rivals Eastern, and Southern's Willingsson Souza among those also unveiled on Thursday.

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