Missas to be appointed as new national team coach
All looks as if Kostas Missas will be Greece’s new head basketball coach and will lead the team to Eurobasket 2017.
Kostas Missas is expected to be announced as the new head coach of the Greek national basketball team either today or in the coming days, taking over Fotis Katsikaris’ position at the helm. The president of the Hellenic Basketball Federation (EOK), Georgios Vassilakopoulos, has returned from his trip to the Czech Republic for the Eurobasket Women tournament and Missas’ appointment will be officially announced.
The experienced head coach also confirmed reports of his appointment to the Ethniki’s head coach position stating at the Antetokounbros event “Tomorrow or in the coming days there will be official announcements.”
Missas has experience coaching Greece’s youth national teams and with great results, including winning the 2009 European championships with the Ethniki Neon. Once he is appointed, he will quickly announce the pre-selected roster for the upcoming Eurobasket tournament with training set to start at the end of July.