WAFA name Patrick Liewig as head coach

By Mutala Yakubu
Patrick Liewig now head coach of WAFA
Patrick Liewig now head coach of WAFA

Ghana Premier League side, WAFA SC have named French coach Patrick Liewig as their new head coach on a short term deal.

Patrick Liwig is a former coach of ASEC Mimosas and will take charge of the team till the end of the season.

Reports indicate that, Liewig was in the stands to watch WAFA draw 1-1 with Wa All Stars in Cape Coast a few weeks ago.

He replaces Klavs Rasmussen from Denmark who resigned from his post last month after a patchy run of form.

A club statement read: ''WAFA SC have appointed Patrick Liewig as the head of the First Team. The former Asec Mimosas coach has signed a contract till the end of the season.''

WAFA appoint Patrick Liewig as coach

Liewig won three consecutive Ivorian Ligue 1 titles between 2004 and 2006.

He also reached the semi-final of the CAF Champions League in 2006 with ASEC.

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The 67-year-old has coached Tunisia sides Stade Tunisien, Club Africain and d'EGS Gafsa and also l’MC Alger of Algeria.

His last job was at Tanzanian top-flight side Simba SC.

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