Valletta Football Club announced that they have appointed Darren Abdilla as their new coach. Abdilla has signed a contract with the Citizens till the end of season 2021/2022.
This will be Darren Abdilla’s second spell at Valletta after serving as assistant coach in the early part of season 2014/15.
Abdilla was the coach of Gzira United until February when he stepped down. He had joined Gzira United mid-way through season 2014/15, leading the club to third place and the Play-Off spot. The following season, he led the Maroons to promotion to the Premier League after an absence of thirty-four years and the following summer, Abdilla signed a new deal as part of the club’s technical staff. However he was re-appointed as coach a few months later.
Earlier in his career, Darren Abdilla was assistant coach of Hibernians and Floriana.