Greifel KFC Uerdingen have found a new coach – and are relying on the former Bundesliga player. Alexander Voikd takes the team from Dmitry Voronov.
Former Bundesliga footballer Alexander Voigt is the new coach of KFC Uerdingen. The 43-year-old will receive a contract until the end of next season, according to the Fourth Division squad, which announced on Monday. Voigt took office after Dmitry Vorono, who split from KFC last week.
“For me, the team definitely has the potential to hold the class,” Voigt said of the club’s announcement. “We have to fight, the team has to keep the knife between its teeth. In the coming days, I will get a more accurate picture of the players and plan with the coaching staff for the next matches.
Damien Roth, the first president of KFC, was enthusiastic about Voigt. “Already in the first discussions, Alexander Voight had very clear ideas and approaches for each player on the team. We were very impressed,” he said.
As a player, he worked for the likes of Voigt Borussia Mönchengladbach and 1. FC Köln. He played 288 games in the first and second divisions for both clubs. As a coach, he most recently joined Wuppertler SV. The former First Division Urtingen Regionalo West is at the bottom of the table.