Basketball Barcelona announced the termination of the agreement with the chief coach of the team Svetislava Pesachim. Under existing conditions it needs to work with the club back in season 2020/21.
On the eve of the Barcelona conceded to the Basque country in the final of the championship of Spain – 67:69. Therefore the team did not win this season, any trophy, according to the FBU.
“Before beginning the final phase of the ACB in Valencia we have agreed with the club that this will be my last season as coach of the team, because my work has already been done and it’s time to give another person the opportunity to take on the role of head coach. Take pride in their work and the team in these seasons. I will always be happy to help Barca. I want to thank the fans and the management for the support and I wish Barcelona the best of success,” said Pesic.
One of the candidates for the replacement of Pesica is the head coach of “Zalgiris”
Pesica career at Barcelona
Pesic for a second time headed Barcelona in February 2018. Led the team to two victories in the Spanish Cup (2018, 2019), but never won the championship and were not in the Final four of the Euroleague.
Two stage Pesica in the club “Barcelona” in 322 official matches scored 235 victories, won the Euroleague (2003), two ACB leagues (2003, 2004) and three Spanish cups (2003, 2018, 2019).
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