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Ismail Kartal appointed coach of Rizespor

Ismail Kartal appointed coach of Rizespor

The Turkish coach has inked a one-year deal with the Northeastern club.

Turkish Super Lig minnows Caykur Rizespor have announced Ismail Kartal as their new coach.

The signing ceremony was held at the club’s facilities in Rize where club president Hasan Kartal sat alongside their new man.

Ismail Kartal, who shares the same last name as the club’s president but are not related, said he was happy to have joined the team. He will be replacing the club’s former coach, Okan Buruk.

“I’m happy to have come here. We saw the facilities. They are enough for a team and coach to be successful. I came here to be successful,” the coach told reporters during the press conference.

He also revealed that the club will begin their pre-season training camp in Rize on July 1.

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