Trajković and Velić Are the Assistants of the B&H Basketball Coach

first_imgNenad Trajković and Ivan Velić are chosen as the assistants of the coach of the B&H basketball team Duško Ivanović.Trajković is famous in the basketball world, and he has trained top NBA and European basketball players, reports the Internet portal of the B&H Basketball Association.He has been the assistant coach of Partizan for long time, led Borac from Čačak and Sloga from Kraljeva. He was the trainer of Pivara from Banja Luka in the season 2003/2004, when that team from Banja Luka played in the ABA league. He was the assistant trainer of Phonix Sansa Alvinu Gentryu in the season 2010/2011. Also, he was a scout of the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2005.He has worked with Božidar Maljković in Real Madrid in the development of young players. He has been the trainer of Krka from Novo Mesto and Pepinster from Belgium, the coach of the Latvian team and the coach of Iran.Ivan Velić is 42 years old and was the trainer of “Široki”, the multiple champions of B&H. He won three league titles in the period from 2009 to 2012, and in the same period won two Cups.After he left Široki in the middle of last season, he trained Jolly from Šibenik, and this season started to work with that team. He left the team in the middle of the season and returned to the team of Široki.Velić also played for the B&H team.(Source: Fena)last_img read more

Lionel Messi is the 2019 Ballon d’Or winner!

first_imgParis, France | AFP | Lionel Messi won a record sixth men’s Ballon d’Or award at a ceremony in Paris on Monday, beating Liverpool duo Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane to take the honours.Now aged 32, it is Messi’s first Ballon d’Or since 2015 and his sixth overall as he moves one ahead of his old rival Cristiano Ronaldo.Messi succeeds Luka Modric, the Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder who won the prize last year.Earlier, Dutch starlet Matthijs de Ligt won the Kopa Trophy for the best player aged under 21 at the Ballon d’Or awards ceremony in Paris on Monday, while Liverpool star Alisson won the inaugural Yashin Trophy for the best goalkeeper. Defender De Ligt, 20, starred in the Ajax side who reached the UEFA Champions League semi-finals and won the Dutch title, before joining Juventus in the close season in a deal worth 85.5 million euros ($94.7 million). The award is named after Raymond Kopa, the Real Madrid and France star of the post-war era who won the Ballon d’Or in 1958.France forward Kylian Mbappe was the inaugural winner of the prize last year.Alisson is the first winner of the new Yashin Trophy for the best goalkeeper, named after former USSR icon Lev Yashin.Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more