ATHENS (Reuters) – Panathinaikos coach Juan Roman Rocha has stepped down as head coach and returned to his previous role in charge of the Under-20 team, the club said on Monday.
The 66-year-old Argentine, who took control following the sacking of Jesualdo Ferreira in November after a bad start to the season, initially rallied the Greens but results have since been poor.
A statement on the club website (www.pao.gr) said Rocha’s replacement would be announced on Tuesday.
Local media reports said former coach Jacek Gmoch, 73, was a leading candidate to take charge for a third spell at the club.
(Reporting by Graham Wood; Editing by John Mehaffey)
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