Newly-appointed head coach of the Wellington Phoenix women’s A-League team Paul Temple says recruitment is going to be critical as he leads the side into its third season.
Temple says the evidence from other clubs’ success suggests that finding goalscorers is the key, and that will be part of the club’s strategy for next year.
Temple’s comments were made at a media briefing to introduce him as the club’s replacement for Natalie Lawrence who had decided not to seek reappointment.
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The general manager of the Phoenix, David Dome, and the club’s director of football, Shaun Gill, also provided their insights at the media briefing.
Watch the media conference
Here’s the full 16-minute briefing:
Temple’s interview with Jason Pine
Soon after the announcement of his appointment, Temple took part in an 11-minute interview with NewstalkZB’s Jason Pine.
Listen to the interview here: