Dinamo Zagreb’s preparation for his or her Europa League conflict in opposition to Tottenham was vastly disrupted with their supervisor strolling away from the membership this week as he was given a jail sentence.
Zoran Mamic resigned as Dinamo’s head coach on Monday night time after being sentenced to FOUR YEARS for fraud, having been concerned in serving to to siphon round £13million from participant transfers.
His sentence was confirmed by Croatia’s supreme court docket, with Mamic’s brother Zdravko – Dinamo’s former government director who is claimed to be nonetheless ‘at giant’ in Bosnia – additionally sentenced to 6 years behind bars.
It means Dinamo can be coached by former participant Damir Krznar, beginning with Thursday’s Europa League last-16 conflict with Spurs, which you’ll take heed to LIVE on talkSPORT 2 now.
The Croatian champions host the Premier League facet within the second leg, after Spurs received the primary leg 2-Zero in London final week.
“Though I don’t really feel responsible, I resign as I stated earlier than I might do if the sentence was confirmed. I want all the great luck to the membership,” Mamic stated in a membership assertion.
“The supreme court docket has confirmed the Osijek municipal Courtroom’s verdict sentencing Zdravko Mamic to 6 and a half years of imprisonment for the embezzlement of 116m kuna [£13.13m] from Dinamo soccer membership,” stated the assertion printed by HRT.
“Zoran Mamic’s sentence has been diminished to 4 years and eight months from 4 years and 11 months, whereas Milan Pernar had his sentence diminished to 3 years and two months from 4 years and two months.”
The court docket additionally confirmed the three-year jail sentence for former Dinamo director Damir Vrbanovic.
That they had been charged with tax evasion price 12.2m kuna – round £1.4m – and for siphoning off 116m kuna – round £13m – from transfers of gamers on the membership.