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Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) have received 52 applications for the vacant head coach position at the Amavubi.

Last month, FERWAFA invited applications from qualified coaches as the federation looks to appoint a new coach who will take over following the sacking of coach Jonathan McKinstry. The new tactician is expected to be in charge of the team as they prepare for CHAN qualifiers.

According to federation, they have received applications from foreign coaches with some coming from as far as USA .

Among top applicants is former Algeria National team coach George Leekens.Also the former Harambee Stars coach Antoney Hey has shown intrest in the job.

Other notable high profile coaches vying for the position include Winfried Schafer, Samson Siasia, Dragomir Okuka, Tom Saintfiet, Peter Butler, Nikola Kavazovic, Sebastien Desabre, Goran Kopunovic, Didier Gomes da Rosa and Engin Firat.

The FERWAFA’s Executive Committee will meet to decide further on the modalities to undertake in picking the best suitable coach for Amavubi.

Amavubi Head Coach Post Applicants:

Adyam Kuzyavez (Russia), Antoine Hey (German), Alberto Nieto Sandoval Loro (Spain), Antonio Flores (Spain), Bernard Simondi (France), Daniel Breard (French), Danilo Doncic (Bulgaria), Denis Doavec (France), Denis Lavagne (France), Didier Gomes da Rosa (France), Engin Firat (German/Turkey), Ermin Siljak (Slovenia), Fran Castano (Spain), Jasminko Velic (Portugal/Serbia), Joao Parreira (Portugal), Jose Rui Lopes Anguas (Portugal), Kevin Reeves (British), Luis Norton de Matos (Portugal), Mihail Stoichita (Romania), Seslija Milomir (Bosnia), Manuel Madurerira (Portugal), Marc Lelievre (Belgian), Mircenia Rednic (Belgian/Romania), Mourad Ouardi (Algeria), Nasser Sandjak (France), Nikola Kavazovic (Serbia), Paul Put (Belgian), Pea Fulvio (Italy), Peter Butler (British), Pierre-Andre Schurmann (Switzerland), Ricardo Nuno Perreira (Portugal), Salomon Yannick (France), Samson David Unuanel (Nigeria), Scott Donnelly (US/UK), Sebastian Desabre (France), Tom Saintfiet (Belgian), Vaz Pinto (Portugal), Winfried ‘Winni’ Schafer (German), Denis Goavec (France), Dimitrir Vasev (Bugaria), Ermin Siljak (Slovenia), Fabio Lopez (Italy), Goran Kopunovic (Serbia), Maor Rozen (Uruguay), Marinko Koljanin (Croatia), Meziane Ighil (Algeria), Peters Guy (Belgian), Raoul Savoy (Swiss/Spanish), Rodolfo Zapata Antonia (US), Samson Siasia (Nigerian), Dragomir Okuka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Georges Leekens (Belgian).

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