Count Božović is no longer the coach of Nefči

The giant from Baku failed to qualify for Europe

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Božović, Photo: X/ Neftçi PFK
Božović, Photo: X/ Neftçi PFK
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Miodrag Grof Božović is no longer the coach of Nefči, the club from Azerbaijan announced.

Nefči finished the season in the domestic championship in fifth place with 56 points, while in the semi-finals of the Cup, they lost to Karabagh in both matches. The club failed to win a place leading to Europe, so it was decided to part ways with Božović.

"The club has decided not to extend the cooperation with Miodrag Božović. We wish him much success in his further career", it was announced briefly from Nefči.

Božović took over the giant from Baku at the end of 2023, when he succeeded Adrian Mutu.

"I am responsible for the result, but I cannot say that I am the only one to blame. We won more points than were recorded in the first part of the season," said Miodrag Božović after the defeat against Sabah in the last round.

Nefči was national champion nine times, the last time in the 2020/21 season, while last season he finished in third place.

Božović left a big mark in Russian football, where he is the foreigner with the most matches and where he worked in as many as seven clubs - he sat on the Amkar bench on two occasions, he also coached FC Moscow, Dynamo and Lokomotiv from Moscow, Rostov, Krila Sovetov and Arsenal twice.

He was the coach of Rostov in the 2013/14 season. achieved great success when he won the Russian Cup. In his coaching career, he also won the title of Serbian champion with Red Star in the 2015/16 season.

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