Suara.com – Rumors have started for PSS Sleman with the name of a new coach after they removed Seto Nurdiyantoro from his position. The first name said to be in charge of the Java Super Eagle team is Marian Mihail.
Marian Mihail is a coach from Romania who has been without a club for a long time, aka unemployed. Because, he has not coached any club in a long period of time.
Before his name was associated with PSS Sleman, it was mentioned that Marian Mihail would handle PSM Makassar. This rumor appeared in mid-2019.
However, until now the emergence of the name Marian Mihail as a candidate for a new PSS tactician is still just a rumor. Because the club has not officially announced it yet.
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Profile Marian Mihail
The coach, whose full name is Marian Cucchiaroni Mihail, was recorded as born in Brasov, Romania, on May 7, 1958. In other words, he is 64 years old.
Before plunging into the world of coaching, Marian Mihail was synonymous with only two clubs, namely playing with Brasov (1975-1976) to Sportul Studentesc Bucharest (1976-1992).
In other words, he spent 17 years of his career with the last-named club in Romania’s highest level competition. He is also listed as a national team player.
Throughout his career, Mihail has tasted the U-21, U-23, and senior levels of the Romanian national team. At the last level, he only made five appearances from 1982 to 1986.
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If you look at his track record in the world of concocting strategies, Mihail has had his fill of Asian football competitions.
Previously, he did start his work in Romania, to be precise when handling Sportul Studentesc Bucharest (1996-1997 and 1998-1999), Braov (1997), Bacu (1997-1998), Rocar Bucharest (2001-2002), to become Technical Director of Steaua Bucharest (1999-2001).
After that, he started his career in Asia while dealing with the Syrian club, Al-Qardaha (2002-2003). There is also a Saudi Arabian club that uses his services, namely Al-Riyadh (2003-2004).
In addition, the clubs that Mihail managed were Sibiu (2005), Al-Jaish (2006-2007), Al-Jahra (2008-2009), and Al-Wahda Abu Dhabi (2009-2010).
He was the Technical Director of the Romanian Federation in 2011-2014, then took charge of Zakho (2016), and last coached the Vietnamese club, Thanh Hoa (2017-2018),
Since then, Marian Mihail has indeed stopped working as a tactician. That is, he was unemployed for approximately five years before being recruited by PSS Sleman.
(Muh Faiz Alfarizie)