Floriana appoint Mauro Camoranesi as their new coach

Floriana FC have appointed Mauro German Camoranesi as their head-coach for the coming season.

The forty-six year old had a great career as a player, playing for Aldosivi in Argentina, Santos Laguna in Mexico, Montevideo Wanderers in Uruguay, Banfield in Argentina and Cruz Azul in Mexico before moving to Italy where he played for Verona for two years and eight years for Juventus. He then moved to Germany where he a short spell with Stuttgart, ending his career in Argentina, playing for Lanus and later Racing Club. He won the World Cup with Italy in 2006.

Camoranesi started coaching Coras de Tepic in Mexico and then led Tigre in Argentina and Cafetaleros in Mexico. In January 2020, Camoranesi was appointed manager of Slovenian PrvaLiga side Tabor Sežana but the following summer, he joined Maribor, signing a three-year contract. However, he was sacked six months later. Last summer, Camoranesi was appointed assistant manager of Olympique de Marseille after Igor Tudor became the manager of the club. However, he left the team only a week later when Tudor named Hari Vukas as his assistant.

The Greens had earlier appointed Brian Said as assistant coach and Simon Grech as goalkeepers’ coach.