Ante Šimundža brings a new assistant to Ljudski vrt: Damjan Ošlaj will help him in Maribor
Ante Šimundža was officially appointed as the new coach on Tuesday Maribor. He replaced Damir Krznar on the bench and signed a contract with his former and new club until the summer of 2026. But Ante Šimundza is not the only expert who will occupy the space under Ljudski vrt. The legendary Maribor player also brought two new members of his professional staff with him to Calvarija.
“Damir Krznar, Mihael Mikić and Vedran Attias are leaving the bench after the agreed substitution. Ante Šimundža brings his assistant Damjan Ošlaj and fitness coach Luka Bašić. The rest of the technical staff remains unchanged, Mitja Pirih, Aleš Mertelj, Željko Filipović and Milan Vulović will continue their work.,” explained Marko Šuler, Maribor’s sport director.
As for the new assistant, Damjan Ošlaj is a former football player with a successful First League career. He played 343 games in the 1st SNL, playing for Mura and Maribor, as well as Olimpija. Of course, he and Šimundza already know each other well, having worked together at both Mura and Ludogorets.
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