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Neil Lennon appointed head coach of Cypriot side Omonia Nicosia

Lennon has been out of football since stepping down from his second spell as Celtic manager 12 months ago.

Former Celtic boss Neil Lennon appointed head coach of Cypriot side Omonia Nicosia SNS Group

Neil Lennon has been appointed head coach of Cypriot side Omonia Nicosia.

The club announced the former Northern Ireland international had been handed a contract until the summer of 2024.

The 50-year-old replaces former Rangers defender Henning Berg at Omonia, who were in the Europa Conference League group stage this season but recently missed out on the Cypriot top six when the league split in two.

Lennon has been out of football since stepping down from his second spell as Celtic manager 12 months ago.

The former Celtic skipper led the club to 10 major trophies from the dugout and also guided Hibernian to the Scottish Championship title in 2017.