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David Davis – the new headcoach in Veszprém

photo: Dávid Vörös/Telekom Veszprém
David Davis – the new headcoach in Veszprém
Ibolya Szekeres

The Telekom Veszprém has officially announced that the new head coach is David Davis and he signed a contract for 1+1 years. Currently, the Spaniard is the head coach of Egypt’s NT. His assistant coach will be Carlos Perez, earlier Veszprem en Hungarian NT player, ex-Cubanese player. The new sports director after Nikola Eklemovic (also sacked at the same time with Vranjes) will be István Gulyás.

Davis won the CL three times as a player and once as an assistant coach of Vardar’s men team. Ha also worked as the head coach of  Vardar’s women team during the Final4 in Budapest.

The facts in chronological order:

  • Telekom Veszprém lost two CL matches, first in Barcelona than on homecourt against Vardar (25-27) (29th of September)
  • Two days later (1th October), Telekom Veszprém sacked their Swedish head coach, Ljubomir Vranjes
  • Right after, István Gulyás become the new interim head coach with Carlos Perez as an assistant coach
  • Last Saturday (6th October) Telekom Veszprem luckily defeated Meshkov Brest in Belarus, by 28-29
  • Today (9th October) David Davis was announced as the new head coach

Veszprém is ranked now on the 6th place of the Group A with four points of eight matches. The clubs main goal is to reach the Final4 in Cologne and win everything in Hungary.

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Hungarian living in Norway with a great passion for handball, primarly women handball. Travels all over the world to follow handball matches and tournaments and to write good articles on this website.

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