Hamzaoglu replaces Prandelli as Galatasaray coach

Hamza Hamzaoglu is the new coach of Turkish football club Galatasaray following the departure of former Italy boss Cesare Prandelli.

IANS| Updated: Dec 02, 2014, 12:04 PM IST
Hamzaoglu replaces Prandelli as Galatasaray coach

Istanbul: Hamza Hamzaoglu is the new coach of Turkish football club Galatasaray following the departure of former Italy boss Cesare Prandelli.

The 44-year-old Hamzaoglu had been an assistant to Fatih Terim with the national side, signed the contract with Galatasaray Monday, reports Xinhua.

Prandelli spent just four-and-a-half months in charge of the Istanbul club. Although Galatasaray did well in domestic arena, the club endured a disappointing Champions League campaign and is certain to finish bottom of Group D with one game remaining.