Branko Nisevic appointed assistant national coach

The Malta Football Association announced that Branko Nisevic has been appointed assistant national coach.

The 46-year-old has already started working closely with Ray Farrugia, who was named Malta coach last Wednesday, ahead of the national team’s upcoming training camp, which gets underway next week at the Ta’ Qali training grounds and continues in Austria towards the end of the month.

Nisevic is making a return to the Malta FA coaching set-up after serving as Malta Under-17 coach as well as assistant to former national team coach Pietro Ghedin between 2011 and 2013.

Born in Serbia, Nisevic has spent most of his playing career in Malta, turning out for a number of clubs including Sliema Wanderers, Hibernians, Valletta, Pietà Hotspurs and Birkirkara before moving into coaching.

As a coach, Nisevic has won the BOV Premier League title with Hibernians FC in season 2014-15. His last coaching post was with BOV Premier League club Gżira United.

Meanwhile, Ronald Vella, who already forms part of the Malta FA technical staff, has also joined Farrugia’s coaching team while Luca Pagani and Charles Sciberras have been confirmed as physical trainer and goalkeepers’ coach respectively.

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