(ANSA) – BELGRADE, AUGUST 26 – The coach of the Red Star of Belgrade, Dejan Stankovic, former midfielder of Lazio and Inter, resigned today after his team’s failure to qualify for the group stage of the Champions League. Red Star Belgrade, who won the Champions Cup on penalties against Olympique Marseille in the 1991 Bari final, was defeated in the Playoffs by Israeli side Maccabi Haifa, who had won 3-2 in the first leg and in the second leg – at the Maracakanà in Belgrade – he nailed the Serbs at 2-2 due to an own goal by Pavkov in the 90 ‘.
“The Red Star is my great love, an indescribable emotion. Now, after three unsuccessful attempts to bring it to the Champions League group stage, I feel completely empty. I can’t go on. I gave everything I could. Now it’s up to you. someone else to try, “Stankovic said.
The club has announced that the new coach will be Milos Milojevic, Stankovic’s assistant between 2019 and 2021. Last season Milojevic coached the Swedish side of Malmoe, who sacked him at the end of July after failing to qualify for the group stage of the club. Champions. (HANDLE).