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Township Rollers Announce Oktay’s Replacement

Township Rollers have announced a new coach to replace Hassan Oktay who recently left the club  by mutual consent.

The Botswana Premier League giants have appointed Frenchman Romain Folz who recently parted ways with Mauritania national team where he was serving as Assistant Coach and Head of Performance Analysis.

Folz will be assisted by Oarabile Seabo with Thabo Motang staying on as Goalkeeper Coach, and Chyna Mokaila as Physical Trainer.

“We are pleased to introduce you to our new head coach Romain Folz,” confirmed Rollers in a statement on the club’s official Twitter account.

“Romain is from France and joins Township Rollers after agreeing to leave his job with the Mauritania Senior National Team.

“He was recently in Dubai with the team for the Arab Cup and he was due to participate with them in the African Cup of Nations in Cameroon in January 2022.”

Folz has coached in Ghana with Ashanti Gold SC as well as Bechen United FC where he was undefeated at home.

Before then, he served as Assistant Coach at Pyramids FC (Egypt) and Chamois Niortais FC in Ligue 2 (France).

In 2019, he was Assistant Coach at the Uganda national team where he was Head of Performance Analysis.

He holds a UEFA PRO License from Spain, Master’s Degree in Leadership (USA), Bachelor’s degree in Sports Coaching (France), and a Scouting and Video Analysis Diploma (Spain), amongst his many qualifications.


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