The newly appointed Gor Mahia head Jose Marcello Ferreira popularly known as ‘Ze Maria’ has officially been unveiled in an event that took place in Nairobi hotel.
Brazillian National who has landed a one year contract with Gor Mahia takes over from Frank Nuttal who left the country for Egypt Close to two weeks ago to join Zemalek SC as an assistant Coach.
Mercello 42,is said to have had internships with the former head of Chelsea,Jose Morinho,Carlo Angeloti of Chelsea among others.
He has a Uefa PRO license as a qualification with a track record of good performance as a player and some tenure of coaching roles.
As a defender, he won a bronze medal at the Atlanta Olympics Game in 1996, Copa Amèrica in Bolivia in 1997 and the Fifa Confederations Cup in Saudi Arabia in1997 adding up to 46 appearances for Seleccao.
Marcello trained Castelo and FC Catanzaro in 2010 before managing Fc Ceahlaul 2015.
Marcello was accompanied by Professor Santo Fantony who will work with him as a Physical Coach.
Professor Fantony who was also unveiled in the same event holds a federal degree in Physical Education in the Italian system.
He has worked as a Physical Coach for AC Millan,worked in China and recently in Romania.
The 53 year old will work hand in hand with Tom Ogweno and Nduta Maina in the club.
WRITTEN BY COLLETA JUMA