Young trainer Schmidt becomes head coach in Duisburg

Young trainer Schmidt becomes head coach in Duisburg


Third division soccer club MSV Duisburg has signed Hagen Schmidt as the new head coach and successor to Pavel Dotchev. This gave the table 17. known on Monday. The 51-year-old was previously employed at Borussia Mönchengladbach’s youth training center and will receive a contract in Duisburg until June 30, 2023. “He absolutely convinced us in his analysis of the team, the situation and the way he showed us how to get there,” said MSV- President Ingo Wald. Schmidt will look after his new team in the Niederrhein Cup against Hellas Krefeld in Homberg on Wednesday.

Third division soccer club MSV Duisburg has signed Hagen Schmidt as the new head coach and successor to Pavel Dotchev. This gave the table 17. known on Monday. The 51-year-old was previously employed at Borussia Mönchengladbach’s youth training center and will receive a contract in Duisburg until June 30, 2023. “He absolutely convinced us in his analysis of the team, the situation and the way he showed us how to get there,” said MSV- President Ingo Wald. Schmidt will look after his new team in the Niederrhein Cup against Hellas Krefeld in Homberg on Wednesday.

After separating from Dotchev two weeks ago, Uwe Schubert, head of the MSV youth center, took over the team. But even under his leadership, the Duisburg team lost 3-2 at FSV Zwickau on the weekend and are stuck on the relegation spots.

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