LAST MINUTE! Galatasaray signs new contract with Ekrem Memnun
Galatasaray breaking news… Galatasaray announced that a new 1-year contract has been signed with Ekrem Memnun, the head coach of the Men’s Basketball Team.
Galatasaray signed a new contract with Ekrem Memnun, the head coach of the Men’s Basketball Team. Ekrem Memnun, who was appointed as the head coach in January of the last season, will be the head of the Yellow and Red team next season. The experienced coach won the Women’s Euroleague Championship with the Galatasaray Women’s Basketball Team in 2014. The Yellow and Red team finished last season in 14th place with 11 wins and 19 losses.
In the statement made by the Yellow and Red team, it was said, “We wish success to Mr. Ekrem Memnun, who is the legend of Galatasaray, who has signed numerous trophies and historical successes.”
Galatasaray Men’s Basketball Team renewed the contract with Ekrem Memnun, who was appointed as the head coach in January of last season. With the signatures signed last May, Galatasaray’s legend Ekrem Memnun will head our men’s basketball team in the new season.
Ekrem Memnun, who started his coaching career in 1988 in his Galatasaray adventure, which he first stepped into in 1982, has achieved countless trophies and successes that will go down in the history of the club.
The legendary coach, who was the head coach of our women’s basketball team between 1996-2002, achieved the third place in the Euroleague in the 1998-1999 season with his team, one of the greatest achievements in the history of the country in women’s basketball. During this time, he was the head of the team that won three Turkish Leagues (1996-1997, 1997-1998, 1999-2000), three Presidential Cups (1996, 1997, 1998) and two Turkish Cups (1997, 1998).
Continuing to work as an assistant coach in the Galatasaray Men’s Basketball Team under the management of Erman Kunter in 2002, Memnun was the head coach of the Kosovo team Sigal Prishtina in 2003, where he was the regular season leader for two seasons, a Kosovo Cup, a Kosovo National Cup and a Kosovo Super Cup. The trophy has seen successes.
Returning to Turkey in 2005, Ekrem Memnun was appointed as the assistant coach of Efes Pilsen under the management of Oktay Mahmuti, and continued in this position for three seasons. In 2008, he became the head coach of Darüşşafaka Cooper Tires and stayed there for two seasons.
Ekrem Memnun, who started to coach Galatasaray Odeabank Women’s Basketball Team on June 13, 2012, won the championship 14 years later by beating Fenerbahçe 3-2 in the league. On April 13, 2014, she won the championship by beating arch-rival Fenerbahçe in the Euroleague Women’s final, and achieved the greatest success in women’s basketball history on a club basis. Carrying Galatasaray Odebank to the top of the league and in Europe, Memnun completed the 2013-14 season with 3 cups after the Turkish Cup was won in the same season, and played the leading role in one of the most historic seasons in the club’s history.
We wish Mr. Ekrem Memnun a successful season.