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Brann's Coach worst experience

Mar 25, 2010, 1:13 PM | Article By: Picture: Tijan Jaiteh

Tijan Jaiteh's Brann Bergen Coach Steiner Nilsen has described Sunday's 4-0 defeat at Viking in the Norwegian Premier League as the worst experience in his coaching career.

The Bergen outfit was humiliated by Viking Stavanger on Week Two of the 2010 season, and to make matters worse, Jaiteh's midfield partner the Jamaican Rudolf Austin was sent off for a bad tackle.

Several players nearly lose their cool but after the team return back to training during the week, the coach has asked them to cope with huge pressures. None of the other teams that are regarded as stable top six teams in the Norwegian Tipliga is so often in minor crisis than Brann. Since 2006, every season the club suffers humiliating defeats to smaller teams.

Last year, they lost 5-1 and 8-0 in Skien and Molde, respectively in 2007 Lyn Oslo beat them 6-0 and in 2007. They were trounced 4-0 and 5-0 to Ham-Ham and Viking Stavanger, respectively in 2006 and Nilsen also had his share on Sunday.

"I have not slept for a second. It stings and I hope it stings for the players too. It will get hurt until Wednesday, when we start the process for the next match, it was the worst experience for me as a Coach," Nilsen.