Star FFA Cup coach heads to Saudi club

Australian coach Arthur Papas has left PS4 NPL Victoria club Green Gully to join Saudi Arabian Pro League club Al-Ettifaq as an assistant coach, the club confirmed on Thursday.

Papas, a former assistant at the Jets and Melbourne Heart, joins one of Saudi Arabia’s most successful clubs as a first-team assistant to Dutchman and former Villareal coach Eelco Schattorie for the remaining three months of the Saudi season.