Gallants confirm new coach and more signings


Marumo Gallants have announced the club’s new technical team and more signings for the 2021/22 season.

As reported by FARPost yesterday, Sebastien Migné has been named as the new head coach of the team.

The 48-year-old French national had a stint as a coach of Equatorial Guinea and the Kenyan national teams.

Migné also worked as a Club Manager for the Republic of Congo’s national team.

The Limpopo-based outfit confirmed that the new man in charge arrived in Polokwane yesterday alongside with the new Belgian assistant coach, Jean-Francois Losciuto, pictured below.

Losciuto has worked in various African countries including Equatorial Guinea (Future Kings) and Egypt (Tala ea El Geish Sporting Club). He also coached Black Leopards and Richards Bay F.C. in South Africa.

“Both Migné and Losciuto hold UEFA qualifications and are excited about being part of The Gallants,” said the club’s statement.

Gallants also confirmed the appointment of Harris Chueu, as the club’s new Technical Director, as reported first by FARPost. Chueu worked for Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United in the past.

Meanwhile, the side also announced the signings of Zimbabwean-born Learnmore Muyambo, who played for Harare City, former Floriana FC player, Joreon Lombe Lumu from the Netherlands and Muhammd Zaid Patel, who played for Spanish club Loja CD, as pictured below.

“It is an exciting time for us as a team to bring in such experienced individuals. We will be able to participate confidently in the PSL and the Caf Championship. I would also like to thank my technical management for working hard in the last few weeks to identify such good talent,” said the club chairman Abram Sello.

Sello also stated that the experience of Harris Chueu as the Technical Director is of importance to the team.

“We believe through his guidance we will be in a position to achieve our goals. Last season was not an easy ride as we were amongst the teams fighting relegation, but we survived and also won the Nedbank Cup,” he concluded.

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By FARPost Reporter