Last weekend the Mayo League announced that Joseph N'Do would take over as the head coach of the league's representative team for the coming season. In a statement the league said that they were "delighted to have acquired the services of someone with a wide range of skills and experiences gained in leagues across Europe and on the international stage".
N'Do has won every major honour in Irish professional soccer, winning league titles and numerous cups over his long career. He also earned 21 full international caps for Cameroon during his playing days and was named PFAI Player of the Year in 2006. His backroom team will be completed by performance coach, Brian McMorrow and assistant coach Mick Duffy. Duffy has played with distinction for Ballina Town, Mayo League, Connacht and the Ireland junior International teams. He also played in the Airtricity League with Mervue United and Shelbourne and is currently studying for a UEFA B coaching licence.
In their announcement statement the league said they "believe that the appointment of Joseph, Brian and Mick will give our players the opportunity to develop to their full potential and reach a level of being able to challenge for national honours with the county squad. The Mayo League's representative side compete annually in the Oscar Traynor Trophy,The Connacht Inter League Cup and by invitation the EA Sports cup".