The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) are set to name former South Africa PSL side Bloemfontein Celtic coach Vaselin Jelušica as the new Chipolopolo head coach.
The Times of Zambia reports that Football house has settled for the former Serbian trainer. Last week FAZ announced that they were going to name a new Chipolopolo head coach this week.
The Former Angola and Botswana national team head coach was among four names reported by the ZamFoot Crew last week to have attended interviews at Football House in connection with the Chipolopolo top job.
Luc Eymael, A Belgian football manager Luc Eymael who recently managed Tala’ea El Gaish SC in the Egyptian Premier League was another one eying the job but confirmed on twitter that he was not going to the ‘Chosen One’.
He expressed disappointment on his tweet at the development as he was eager to coach the 2012 AFCON winners.
Pierre Lechantre, a French coach who won the 2000 African Cup of Nations with Cameroon and Tomislav Ivković, A 59-year-old Croatian manager are the other two coaches who were vying for the job.
Ivkoviç was believed to be the from runner because of the MOU signed between Zambia and Croatia which borders on collaboration on matters of Football development.
The new Chipolopolo boss will be announced this week and will take over at the helm of the Zambia National team, The post has been vacant since the departure of Belgian trainer Sven Vandenbroek back in Februar