Sydney FC have officially announced the appointment of Vitzslav Lavicka as head coach for the 2009/2010 season.
The Czech will arrive in Australia in March to take over the reins.
Sydney CEO Stefan Kamasz confirmed the appointment saying, "We are extremely happy to be able to announce that Czech coach, Vitezslav Lavicka has accepted the role as Sydney FC Coach for the 2009/10 Hyundai A-League season.
"It is proposed that Vitezslav travel to China to meet the players and staff during the club's upcoming friendly in Shanghai on February 28. He will then arrive in Australia in March to ensure everything is in place for the start of pre-season training."
The 45-year old has previously coached FC Slovan Liberec who he won the Czech League with in 2005/06, Czech giants Slavia Prague and the Czech U21 national team.