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FOOTBALL: Brazilian Leonardo Neiva appointed MoBay United head coach

Published:Tuesday | November 24, 2015 | 11:31 PM

Brazilian Leonardo Neiva is the new head coach of Red Stripe Premier League outfit Montego Bay United. 

Neiva replaces American Coach Timothy Hankinson who left after just about two months to take up an offer in the American Major League Soccer.

Neiva is the second Brazilian and fourth foreigner to coach Montego Bay United after Nedier dos Santos.

He will be the seventh head coach to guide the team in the last five years in the Premier League.

Neiva, who has also done coaching stints in African football, last worked in Tanzania. 

His first assignment with Montego Bay will be on Monday, November 30, against Cavalier. 

Montego Bay United ended the first round on top of the standings with 24 points.

They were unbeaten in their last 10 games.