Nikos Kostenoglou

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Nikos Kostenoglou
Personal information
Full name Nikolaos Kostenoglou
Date of birth (1970-10-03) 3 October 1970 (age 43)
Place of birth Kavala, Greece
Playing position Centre Back
Club information
Current team
Apollon Smyrni (Manager)
Youth career
Nea Karvali
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1992 Skoda Xanthi 131 (2)
1992–2005 AEK Athens 304 (5)
Total 353 (7)
National team
1996 Greece 1 (0)
Teams managed
2005–2007 AEK Athens (Youth Coach)
2007–2008 AEK Athens (Assistant Manager)
2008 AEK Athens
2008–2009 Asteras Tripolis
2009–2010 AEL 1964
2011–2012 AEK Athens
2012 Skoda Xanthi
2014 Anorthosis Famagusta
2014– Apollon Smyrni
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Nikolaos "Nikos" Kostenoglou (born 3 October 1970) is a former Greek football player and current football manager.

Kostenoglou started his career as a football player at Xanthi FC the year 1989, and was transferred in 1994 at AEK. He was an exceptional center back with a good pace. He finished his career at AEK Athens, in the season 2004–05.[1] He was given the youth coach job, and 2 years later he became the assistant manager under Lorenzo Serra Ferrer. When Ferrer was sacked in early 2008, Kostenoglou took over until the end of the 2007–08 season. AEK was the best team that season, clinched 1st position in the league, but lost the championship because of a law case. Kostenoglou stepped down as coach on 16 May 2008 following the hiring of Giorgos Donis. On 20 November 2008, he was announced as the new manager of Asteras Tripolis, in January 2011, he succeeded Jørn Andersen as manager of AE Larisa. On 6 October 2011, he returned to AEK Athens for a second spell as manager. AEK named him as their new manager, replacing Manolo Jiménez.[2] His contract came to an end in 25/06/2012. Nikos Kostenoglou signed one and a half years contract with Anorthosis Famagusta

Honours[edit]

AEK Athens

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stats Centre: Nikos Kostenoglou Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-11-10. 
  2. ^ "Announcement". AEK F.C. Retrieved 2011-10-06.