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Ghanaian football legend and former Black Stars midfield pillar, Michael Essien has gotten a coaching job with the u-19 team of Azerbaijani side Sabail FK.
The former Chelsea FC star joined the senior team of Sabail FK as a player in March 2019 as a free agent after ending his contract with the Indonesian side Persib Bandung.
One year on, he has been offered a contract that makes him one of the coaching staff of the U-19 team of Sabail FK.
He signed a one-and-a-half-year deal to extend his stay in Azerbaijan as a player with the senior team of his club as well as a coach for the youth team.
According to sources, the club tips him with great potential and could in the future make him the substantive coach for the u-19 team.