Giorgio Contini (47) has been appointed coach of Grasshopper, who will return to the Super League. The technician was free after the end of his contract at Lausanne-Sport, where he worked for three years.
Contini had allowed the Vaud club to return to the Super League in 2019/20, before reaching 6th place last season. He also managed Vaduz and St. Gallen before his experience in Lausanne. In total, he has 170 appearances as a coach in the elite of Swiss football.
Technical director of Locusts, Seyi Olofinjana is convinced that he has found the rare bird. ‘With Giorgio we have a very competent and experienced coach, who knows Swiss football very well. It is with him that we want to take our next steps. ‘
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Giorgio Contini is delighted with this new task. ‘I am aware that I am part of an exciting project. We will have to do a hard and honest job to convince our many fans that it is worth the attention, time and investment. ‘
The new coach already has at least the right initials to integrate into the club: GC at the head of GC, it should work …