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Petar Segrt appointed as new coach of Afghanistan National Football Team

(Last Updated On: November 9, 2015)


Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) announced the appointment of Slaven Skeledzic as the new coach of the national football team on the eve of the sixth game of the national team in 2018 World Cup qualifying matches of Russia.

Petar Segrt with his experiences in Bochum Bundesliga teams, Duisburg and Georgia took the responsibility of coaching the Lions of Khurasan team.

Born on 8 May 1966, Segrt is a Croatian-born German coach that currently works as head coach of Afghanistan national team.

Coaching the Afghan National Football team in the next five years, Segrt emphasized on his eager to become familiar with Afghan people’s culture.

“I want to make a football philosophy in this team and the players should solve their problems face to face,” Segrt said.

Petar Segrt’s coaching philosophy can be described as good organization, aggressively attacking football with a good balance between offensive and defensive.

Segrt is known by working with clear concept, intensive communication with players while keeping the authority and leadership, developing players to a successful team with winner spirit.

Afghanistan national football team coach further added that all of those players who select for National Team should gather in Kabul and from capital we would go toward the host’s city.

He stressed that he will help Afghan children to improve and grow till the day that all of the team’s members be Afghans.

Petar Segrt started his senior carrier in 1984 playing for FV Calw. He also played for FV Plochingen, TSV Schweickheim, SV Allmersbach, FC Walldorf and SV Waldhof Mannheim A.

Petar Segrt has UEFA Pro Licence. He graduated for UEFA ‘B’ Coaching Licence in November, 1993 in Ruit, Germany, for UEFA ‘A’ Coaching Licence in July, 1995 in Hennef, Germany, and for UEFA Pro Licence Petar Segrt graduated in October, 2001 in Koln, Germany.


Reported by Murteza Danish








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