Quins name Senegalese Diallo as head coach

Kenya Harlequin Senegalese head coach Amady Diallo. 

Kenya Harlequin Senegalese head coach Amady Diallo. 

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What you need to know:

  • The Ngong Road-based club has hired the former Senegal women’s sevens and Lebanon men’s and women’s sevens teams coach on a three-year contract
  • Kenya Harlequin chairman Michael Wanjala said the club opted for a foreign coach instead of a local since "the number of qualified coaches in Kenya at top level are very few”
  • The 36-year-old former Senegal 7s and 15s international replaces Belgian Antoine Plasman who led Quins in last season’s curtain-raiser Sisimka Charity Cup and the first six Kenya Cup matches

Former Kenya Cup champions Kenya Harlequin have for the second successive season gone for a foreign coach after hiring Senegalese Amady Diallo on Friday.

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