Kenya Premier League record champions Gor Mahia Sports Club has appointed Brazilian Robertinho Oliveira Gonçalves do Carmo as their new head coach.
The development was confirmed by the league reigning champions in a club statement released on Saturday.
“The club executive on Saturday, 10th October 2020 confirmed Robertinho Oliveira Gonçalves do Carmo as the new head coach, taking over from Steven Polack who resigned earlier,” read the statement.
Robertinho replaces Steven George Polack who resigned earlier this week. ChimpReports gathers that the new man at the helm will be deputized by Patrick Odhiambo.
Robertinho holds a vast experience in the coaching circles having managed in Brazil, Kuwait, Qatar, Tunisia, Angola and lately Rwanda.
His Brazilian exploits has seen coach clubs like Grössembacher, Rio Branco, Brasil de Pelotas, São Bento, Fluminense, Clube de Regatas Brasil, Centro Sportivo Alagoano, America, Rio Branco.
He later had stints with Stade Tunisien (Tunisia), Kazma (Kuwait), Al-Shamal (Qatar), Hammam-Sousse (Tunisia), Legião (Brazil), Stade Gabèsien (Tunisia), Grombalia Sports (Tunisia), Atlético Sport Aviação (Angola) and Rayon Sports (Rwanda).
As a player, he played for Fluminense, Flamengo, Palmeiras, Flamengo, Internacional, Sport, Atlético Mineiro and Grössembacher.
Next season, Gor Mahia, a home to Ugandan born players Shafik Batambuze and Tito Okello, will represent Kenya in the CAF Champions League.