After hanging up his boots after a very long career with his last club, Azerbaijani side Sabail FK, the legendary Ghanaian footballer, Michael Essien, finally transitioned into coaching.
Essien has landed a job as a coach with the Danish FC Nordsdjaelland team coaching staff.
The club was proud to confirm the hiring of the Black Star legend with a post this morning on their social media deals.”Essien, welcome. Michael Essien, the former Black Star and pro player, is joining our coaching staff this season. He will assist the coaches and participate alongside the players in the training sessions, signed on Twitter by the Danish club.
Essien also replied with his tweet, “As part of my progress towards my full coaching licence, I am pleased to have joined @fcnordsjaelland coaching team.” As part of my job, I will also assist the players on and off the field.