Football Patrick Kisnorbo has been appointed new coach of Estac, the current 13th in Ligue 1. The coach becomes the first Australian to officiate on a bench in France
Patrick Kisnorbo had been the coach of Melbourne City FC since September 2020. — William WEST
Trojan rulers have a sense of timing. The day after the spanking received by Australia against the Blues (O.K., we abuse), the Aube club announced the appointment of a trainer… Australian! Patrick Kisnorbo, 41, succeeds to; Bruno Irles, updated foot in early November. Meanwhile, Claude Robin had ensured interim the head of the club reassembled in Ligue 1 last season.
“Joining ESTAC, Patrick Kisnorbo becomes the first Australian coach” leading a team from one of the top five leagues” Europeans, writes the Trojan club, quite proud to create the novelty.
𝑷𝒂𝒕𝒓𝒊𝒄𝒌 𝑲𝒊𝒔𝒏𝒐𝒓𝒃𝒐 est le nouvel entraîneur de l’ESTAC ! ✍️
Le technicien australien s'engage au club jusqu’en juin 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣5️⃣.
Welcome coach !
Le communiqué 👉 https://t.co/uIrENP4L3i#TeamEstac 🔵⚪️ pic.twitter.com/MvfE01zErS
— ESTAC Troyes (@estac_officiel) November 23, 2022
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But who is this new coach? Former Australian international defender, past notably by Leicester and Leeds during his playing career, Kisnorbo had been the manager of Melbourne City FC since September 2020, with whom he won the championship in its first season before finishing 2nd in May 2022. He was also sacred Australian champions in 2018 with Melbourne City FC’s women’s team.
Like the Australian club, Troyes has been part of the City Football Group for two years. teams in ten countries, with Premier League giants Manchester City as their standard bearer.