According to Turkish media reports, Stephen Kunts will be Turkey’s new national coach and the successor to the last failed Senol Kones. Kuntz has agreed a three-year contract with the Turkish Federation TFF and is looking for a Turkish assistant coach, he wrote. NTVJournalist and former international Ridwan Tillman on Twitter on Wednesday. Turkish news agency Gave It was also reported. Despite rumors that the home coach should take over the office, a majority of the association’s voted in favor of Kundz. The compromise was to eventually provide the Kunts with a Turkish assistant coach.


“At the invitation of the Turkish Football Association, I was originally in Istanbul, but no decision has been announced yet.”, 58, he announced via DFB on Tuesday evening. Kunds worked before Picture Talked about Turkey’s interest and “communication”.

After two European Championship titles and a total of three finals with Germany’s U21s, Kuntz opened his future at the German Football Association by the end of the year. Months after the move and the initial Olympic exit of the German U23s overseen by the Kunts, there had been speculation for weeks about the future of the 1996 European champion. Meanwhile, he was also traded as a candidate for the post of national coach. Hansie Flick now holds this position.

Had them last week The Turkish Association and the Gones ended their collaboration. In doing so, the association responded to recent failures. Turkey lost 6-1 to the Netherlands in the World Cup qualifiers. Prior to that, the European Championship at the 2002 World Cup was disappointing for third place: after three defeats against European champions Italy, Wales and Switzerland in the end, the Gones-led team had already lost in the opening round. The 69-year-old coach and players have been the subject of a lot of criticism since then.

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Kunts’ contract with DFB will last until 2023. The 1996 European champion was once a professional in Turkey. In the 1995/96 season he ran for Besiktas Istanbul. Qualifying for the European Championship, the German U21s will continue against Israel on October 7 in Butterfly.


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