“Panevėžys” football club shook hands with the new coach – he became a 55-year-old Swiss and Italian. Gino Lettieri. The contract with the specialist is terminated until the end of the season with the possibility of extending it for another year.
G. Lettieri, who ended his career as a professional footballer from the beginning, returned to coaching even before he was forty years old. The strategist began working in the coaching staff of Munich’s TSV 1860 and later became manager of Hof’s Bayern and Augsburg clubs, with the latter winning the third German top league title.
Lettieri then worked for Bonner SC, SpVgg Bayreuth, Darmstadt 98, SpVgg Weiden, Wiesbaden Wehen and Duisburg and as assistant coaches at Burghausen Wacker and Bylefeld Arminia.
In 2014, the Zurich-born strategist made it Germany’s second top league with Duisburg.
After working in the Frankfurt FSV G. Lettieri went to work outside of Germany for the first time – he reached an agreement with “Korona” Kelce. Working with a club with a small budget for Poland, Mr. The coach led the team to the semi-finals of the title and finished the title of the strongest team.
In 2020 G. Lettieri returned to “Duisburg” and until March this year he worked as a coach of the Athens AEK team.
The new “Panevėžys” strategist and his team will travel to Jūrmala on Saturday 24 September, where Panevėžys will meet from 2 p.m. Will play a management match with local Spartaks.