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Former midfielder, Kaison Maki Eyes Senior team coach

The appointment of Kaison Maki, William Malas and Bersie Avock was announced on Monday by the VFF vice president Robert Calvo.
“After very careful consideration and a rigorous recruitment process I am delighted that we have secured the services of the three very experienced and respected national coaches of Vanuatu.”
“Kaison Maki as we all know has a lot of experience as a player and we believe he can give his experience and knowledge to the national senior team.”
“He will work with the two most important coaches, William Malas of Amicale FC and Bersie Avock of AS Mont-Dore of New Caledonia.,” said Calvo.
“We will announce later on who will be the head coach of the national team before the team fly to New Zealand in June for the World Cup qualification.”
“But at the moment the three coaches must work together to select their players who will be in the national senior team and plan their training programs.” said Calvo.
Kaison Maki who now works with VFF as the Just Play program development officer hasn’t coached any national team since he retired from international Football said he was looking forward to the challenge of leading the national team alongside two respected coaches, William Malas and Bersie Avock and very confident about his new role.
“I’m very proud and very happy that I have been appointed today as one of the three national team coach of Vanuatu and it is a great experience for me.” said Kaison.
“World Cup qualification tournament is not easy.” I was part of the national team in 2004 when we beat All Whites 4-2 in Adelaide and to be honest I am very happy to be part of national team again but now as one of the coach.”
“Our main objective now is to select the right players who will play for Vanuatu and start making plans for training.”
“I am very excited and looking forward to work with Malas and Bersie.” The two coaches have a lot of experience in coaching and I am confident that we will work together.” said Kaison.
Vanuatu is in group A with New Caledonia, Tahiti Nui and Samoa.