Former Anderlecht coach Jacobs joins Danish club
FC Copenhagen has signed a two-year contract with Ariel Jacobs,
the former coach of Belgian powerhouse Anderlecht.
In May, Jacobs announced he would not renew his contract after
four-and-a-half years in charge of Anderlecht, saying it was time
to move on.
Copenhagen disappointed last season, ending second in the Danish
league after winning the tournament nine times in the past 20
Jacobs, 58, replaces sporting director Carsten V. Jensen, who
stepped in as coach after former Malmo FF coach Roland Nilsson was
fired less than eight months after he was headhunted by
Jacobs took charge of Anderlecht in 2007, and guided them to two
league titles and one Belgian Cup. Anderlecht has won a record 31
Belgian league titles.