Zeljko Obradovic named new Fenerbahçe Ülker coach
Zeljko Obradovic has twice been named as the best coach in the Euroleague.Serbian Zeljko Obradovic took over as Fenerbahçe Ülker coach.
According to daily Hürriyet, Obradovic has signed to a two-year deal with Fenerbahçe Ülker.
Obradovic has twice been named as the Euroleague Coach of the Year award, and his teams have captured the European Basketball Championship eight times.
Fenerbahçe Ülker will start its preparations for the new season according to Obradovic’s schedule.
Obradovic’s greatness as a basketball coach has been proven by the number of titles he has amassed in his 17-year career as a trainer: a record eight pro sports club European Champions Cups (with four different teams), two Saporta Cups, numerous domestic league championships and cups, the silver medal at the 1996 Olympics Basketball Tournament, the gold medal at the 1997 FIBA European Championship, the gold medal at the 1998 FIBA World Championship, and the bronze medal at the 1999 FIBA European Championship while coaching the former Yugoslavian national basketball team, where he was the head coach from 1996 to 2000. He was also the head coach of the Serbia and Montenegro national basketball team in 2004-05.