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Coach Malik Jabir handed Ghana U23 job

Published on: 28 October 2011
Coach Malik Jabir handed Ghana U23 job
Malik Jabir has been named Ghana Under-23 coach

Veteran coach Malik Jabir has been named Ghana Under-23 coach and will be assisted by Karim Zito, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm.

The 65-year-old currently acts as the chief scout for Ghana Premier League giants Asante Kotoko.

His job will be to build a squad that will qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games and subsequent international tournaments.

Jabir has rich coaching experience on the continent having coach in neighbouring West African countries.

The ex-international was on the bench when Kotoko won their last African title in 1983.

Jabir was appointed technical advisor at Nigerian Premier League side Kano Pillars in August 2008.

He will be assisted by former Kotoko and Hearts coach Karim Zito.

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