Fulham appoint Jokanovic as head coach

London, Dec 28 (IANS) English second division club Fulham have roped in former Serbian footballer Slavisa Jokanovic as their head coach.

The club’s chairman Shahid Khan on Sunday said, “I am extremely proud to announce that Slavisa Jokanovic will be joining Fulham as our first team head coach. We considered many quality candidates for what we considered to be one of the best positions in football, and I personally interviewed most of them.

“While the search was time-consuming and painstaking at times, I knew that when the process was complete that Fulham would have the best man possible for this opportunity and challenge.

“Slavisa’s credentials and passion for the job rose to the top through every stage of this process, and we cannot wait to welcome him to Motspur Park and Craven Cottage to get things going in the right direction for the second half of the season.”

During his playing days, Jokanovic featured for clubs like Chelsea and has managed sides such as Hercules CF and Watford.

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