Mesut Bakkal replaces Irfan Buz as Gençlerbirliği manager
Gençlerbirliği have moved swiftly to appoint a new their new manager.
Irfan Buz was fired from his job this morning following Gençlerbirliği’s 2-1 defeat to Eskisehirspor at home last night.
The Ankara based side has lost four games in a row and are without a win in six games. Gençlerbirliği sit in 12th place with 22 points in 20 games.
Gençlerbirliği chairman Ilhan Cavcav has appointed the experienced manager Mesut Bakkal as manager. The news was confirmed on Gençlerbirliği’s official website.
The Ankara based side take on bottom of the table Balıkesirspor this weekend in the league. Balıkesirspor sit in 18th spot with jus 13 points in 20 games.
Irfan Buz has previously managed Bursaspor, Iserlohon and Olpe.
Mesut Bakkal has previously managed Konyaspor, Karabukspor, Samsunspor, Ankaragucu, Sivasspor, Manisasor, Denizlispor and Gaziantepspor.