Italian Coach Giuseppe Sannino Signs 2-Year Contract with Libya’s Al-Ittihad


Veteran Italian football coach, Giuseppe Sannino will lead Libya’s league-winning team for the upcoming two years, as the popular club is eager to add more trophies to its collection.

The 57-year old coach had previously led Hungary’s Honved, and Greece’s Levadeiakos and finally lands on the African continent to lead the reigning Libyan champions. Al-Ittihad holds the national record, with 16 victories in the Libyan Premier League.

For his first official match, the veteran coach will face the KMKM SC of Zanzibar next Friday, 10 September. In the event of qualifying, Al-Ittihad will meet with Esperance Sportive de Tunis in the African Championship.