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New manager Stoger says Dortmund job an ‘opportunity of a lifetime’

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Newly appointed Borussia Dortmund manager, Peter Stoger has said his appointment to take over the Bundesliga giants was an opportunity of a lifetime.

Stoger, who was sacked by Cologne last week, was appointed manager by Dortmund on Sunday after they sacked Peter Bosz who had been in charge of the club for seven months.

The 51-year-old Austrian, hired to lead the team till the end of the season, described his new job as “the opportunity of a lifetime”.

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Dortmund are currently seventh in the German League after failing to win a league game since September, losing 2-1 at home to Werder Bremen on Saturday.

They will enter the Europa League in February after finishing third in their Champions League group behind Real Madrid and Tottenham.

Meanwhile, Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke thanked Bosz in a statement, acknowledging that the former Ajax boss is a “great” coach.

“We parted on the best of terms and on behalf of all Borussia I would like to thank Peter Bosz. We still consider him a great coach and person,” he said.

 

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