Georgios Bartzokas becomes first ever Greek coach of FC Barcelona Lassa

Georgios Bartzokas becomes first ever Greek coach of FC Barcelona Lassa

The new Barça coach becomes the seventh foreign coach to take control of the basketball team

Georgios Bartzokas becomes the first ever Greek coach of FC Barcelona Lassa following his arrival from Lokomotiv Kuban.

The 51-year-old has signed for three seasons and takes over the first team which is seeing a change in its model. The Athens-born coach, who is replacing Xavi Pascual at the helm, becomes the seventh foreigner ever to coach the basketball side. Here is a look back at the previous overseas coaches of Barça Lassa:

NameNationalitySeasons coached
Willy ErnstUSA1972-1973
Ranko ZeravicaSerbia1974-1976
Todor LazicYugoslavia1976-1977
Bozidar MalkjovicSerbia1991-1993
Svetislav PesicSerbia2002-2004
Dusko IvanovicMontenegro2005-2008
Georgios BartzokasGreece2016-

 

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