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Notts County appoint Chris Kiwomya as permanent manager

Chris Kiwomya has signed a three year deal with the club Credit: JMS Photography via www.nottscountyfc.co.uk

Notts County have appointed Chris Kiwomya as their permanent manager on a three-year deal.

The 43-year-old joined as development squad manager in February 2012 and was made caretaker boss after the departure of Keith Curle last month.

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Notts County board "suitably impressed" by Kiwomya

In a statement, the Board of Notts County said it had been suitably impressed by Kiwomya in his position as caretaker manager, following the departure of Keith Curle.

“Chris has shown his desire and enthusiasm for the job and coupled this with a tactical astuteness that has allowed him to turn things around when they haven’t been going exactly as we would have liked."

“We think Chris deserves the chance to build on the work that he has done in the short space of time that he has been in charge of first team affairs and we are happy to confirm that he will be at the helm until the end of the current campaign.

“We will, of course, review the situation at the end of the season, but Chris now has the chance to show us exactly what he can do, in the knowledge that he has an extended spell in charge.”

– Ray Trew, Notts County Chairman

Chris Kiwomya confirmed as Notts County manager

Chris Kiwomya Credit: JMS Photography via www.nottscountyfc.co.uk

Notts County has confirmed caretaker boss Chris Kiwomya will step up to the role of first team manager for the remainder of the 2012/13 season.

Kiwomya joined the club as a development squad manager in February last year. He took control of the first team earlier this month, after the club parted ways with Keith Curle.

Tributes paid to Notts County's Kiwomya's son

The father of Lucas Kiwomya, Chris, is currently working at Notts County Credit: Photo: JMS Photography via www.nottscountyfc.co.uk

Tributes have been paid following the death of seven-year-old Lucas Kiwomya. Lucas' father, Chris Kiwomya is currently the Development Squad Manager at Notts County Football Club.

"Notts County were deeply saddened to hear this week of the tragic passing of Lucas Kiwomya. The thoughts and prayers of everyone associated with Notts County Football Club are with Chris and his family as they try to come to terms with their loss at this most unimaginably difficult of times."