At the age of 55, Ange Postekoglu will train in Europe for the first time in his career. The former international defender (4 caps) then Australia coach (2013-2017) was appointed Celtic Glasgow manager on Thursday.
He notably led Australia to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia (first round elimination in both competitions), but won the Asian Cup in 2015. He also qualified Australia for the 2018 World Cup. Worked in Japan and in 2019 Yokohama F. Champion with Marino.
Japanese Champion in 2019 with Yokohama
“The opportunity I have been given is one of the greatest honors in the world of football and it is a responsibility to lead this wonderful club, australian said Press release issued by Celtic.
“Celtic are one of the names in world football, no doubt – a huge club, a real institution and much more – with a real story, a real authenticity and a real soul. I know Celtic for so many people. It’s a real way of life and I know the demands that come with this position – I’m willing to do whatever I can to meet those demands.”
Postecoglou signed a one-year contract with the Scottish club. He will replace John Kennedy, who served in the interim following the sacking of Neil Lennon in February.
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