Karlsruher SC announced in their official website that Mirko Slomka is the new head coach of this club. 49 years old man who was Hannover (U19 and first team), Hamburg, Tennis Borussia Berlin and Schalke 04 head coach, signed 18 month contract with Karlsruher.
"We have been talking for some time and are delighted that we have been able to win a recognized expert with Mirko Slomka. He has already proved in his career several times that he can master difficult situations together with the club successfully." KSK President Ingo Wellenreuther told official Bundesliga webiste.
Mirko Slomka will start his work in the Wildpark with the training session in the new year on Tuesday, 03.01.2017. Karlsruher in 2. Bundeliga table is 15th.
"With Mirko, we have been able to win our dream coach for us. I know him very well from our time together in Hamburg, and I am sure he will be successful at the KSC, and I am all the more delighted that this commitment has been successful. " said Karlsruher new sports director Oliver Kreuzer.
"For me, the KSC belongs to the series of great tradition clubs in Germany, and against this background it is my concern to maintain and maintain this tradition. In addition, the very good talks with the responsible people and the knowledge about the fruitful cooperation with Oliver Kreuzer in the past were decisive. On this basis, it is possible, in my opinion, to develop something together with everyone. " Mirko Slomka said after signing the contract.