Former Nigerian footballer Joseph Akpala has been appointed as the interim manager of Belgian Pro League team, KV Kortrijk. The 36-year-old striker, who previously worked as an assistant coach at the club, will take over first team duties following Bernd Storck’s departure in April.
Akpala, who is well-versed with the Belgian League having played for Club Brugge, Sporting Charleroi and KV Oostende, took charge of the team’s pre-season training on Monday. KV Kortrijk is expected to appoint a new manager before the start of the upcoming season.
As a former footballer, Akpala is no stranger to the high-pressure environment of professional football. He is well-versed with the nuances of the sport and has the ability to motivate and inspire his team to perform at their best. With his experience and expertise, KV Kortrijk can expect to see positive changes under his leadership.
As the team prepares for the upcoming season, Akpala has his work cut out for him. He will need to analyze the strengths and weaknesses of his team, devise strategies to improve their performance, and motivate them to give their best on the field. With his knowledge of the sport and his leadership skills, Akpala has the potential to take KV Kortrijk to new heights.
In conclusion, the appointment of Joseph Akpala as interim manager of KV Kortrijk is a promising move for the team. With his wealth of experience and knowledge of the sport, he has the potential to lead the team to success. As the team prepares for the upcoming season, fans can expect to see a more motivated and determined KV Kortrijk under Akpala’s leadership.