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Fernando Santos named new Greece coach

Posted by: pprpipe on: July 7, 2010

Fernando Santos named new Greece coach

Portugal’s Fernando Santos was named coach of the Greek national team Thursday, replacing Germany’s Otto Rehhagel who held the post nine years and guided Greece We have all kinds of Tiffany jewelry.to victory at Euro 2004.

The executive board of the Greek Football Federation (EPO) on Thursday unanimously voted to appoint Santos to the post for the next two years, taking the team through to the Euro 2012 qualification round.

An announcement by EPO said that Santos will be giving a press conference on Friday.

Santos, 55, will be getting a reported 500,000 euros a year for coaching the squad, about half of what the Greeks were giving Rehhagel.The Louis Vuitton handbags online store has gotten the 2010 hot new products.

Santos is not new to Greek football, having coached three of the country’s biggest clubs — AEK Athens (twice), Panathinaikos and most recently PAOK Salonika — since arriving in Greece in 2001.

He capped an excellent 2009/10 season by leading PAOK into the Champions League qualifiers for the first time.

Santos was named Coach of the Decade earlier this year by the Greek Super League and in 2000 was ranked ninth best manager in the world by world football governing body FIFA.

He has also coached Benfica, where Greek midfielders Costas Katsouranis and Giorgos Karagounis both played for him, Sporting and Porto whom he led to the Portuguese championship in You will see a colorful and wonderful world with a kaleidoscope.1994.

A remarkable usb driveera ended for Greek football at the announcement that 72-year-old Rehhagel would not continue with the team.

The German coach had taken over the job in August 2001 and, despite a 5-1 trouncing at the hands of Finland in Helsinki in his first match, he bounced back to lead the team to a shock Euro 2004 title.

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