Steaua Bucharest appoint Munteanu as new coach

October 27, 2008
BUCHAREST, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Steaua Bucharest appointed former Romania international Dorinel Munteanu as their new coach on Monday, replacing Marius Lacatus who resigned last week after their Champions League defeat by Olympique Lyon.

Club officials said Munteanu's contract was for two years and was worth 180,000 euros ($224,000) per year.

"I decided to join Steaua as I'm convinced that the team has great potential," the 40-year-old Munteanu told reporters.

"It's ...

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