Crawley Town has appointed Arsenal U23 coach, Kevin Betsy as their manager. The club announced this on their official website.
The statement read: “Crawley Town Football Club is delighted to announce that Kevin Betsy has been appointed as the new first-team manager of the club. Betsy has joined the Reds on an initial two-year contract.”
Upon signing the contract Betsy said: “I am joining a club that has a great history. That we should no doubt embrace. And we are also looking at an exciting new beginning on many levels both on and off the pitch.
“I was very impressed with (co-chairmen) Eben (Smith) and Preston (Johnson)’s vision for the club. Following discussions, l knew I would be working for bright and genuine people that share the positivity. And energy to take this club forward. I will work extremely hard and put my heart and soul into every single day to help make us successful.
“I am grateful for the opportunity and faith shown in me by Eben (Smith), Preston (Johnson) and the others I have spoken with. And I am very much looking forward to meeting everyone at the club. Together, we can look to Crawley Town to be a club that people enjoy coming to watch. And that players and staff love coming to work every day. Crawley will be a positive place to bring our local community together. And attract the next generation of supporters globally to the club.
“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Arsenal, all of the staff and players for a wonderful time at the club. The club has been first class in how things have been conducted and allowing me to take this chance to progress myself with the opportunity at Crawley Town.”