Zenit releases Coach Plaza

Feb 12, 2020 by Euroleague.net Print
Zenit releases Coach Plaza

Zenit St Petersburg reached an agreement with former head coach Joan Plaza to terminate his contract, the club announced on Wednesday. Plaza, 55, joined the team midway through last season. Zenit ranks is tied for last place in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season standings with a 7-17 record and is on a three-game losing streak. It currently ranks 11th in the VTB League standings with a 6-10 record. Zenit was Coach Plaza's fourth EuroLeague team. He previously coached in the competition with Real Madrid, Zalgiris Kaunas and Unicaja Malaga. He is also a two-time 7DAYS EuroCup champion – with Real in 2007 and with Unicaja in 2017 – and also lifted the Spanish League trophy with Los Blancos in 2007.