New task for the former Austrian team boss Franco Foda. The 56-year-old ends up being the new head coach at the Swiss champion FC Zurich, where he succeeds André Breitenreiter, who is drawn to the German Bundesliga to TSG Hoffenheim. In Zurich, the previous master instructor of Sturm Graz indicators a two-year agreement till summertime 2024. With Franco Foda we were able to authorize the desired fitness instructor. We are persuaded that he will develop the FCZ’s initial team because of his personality and also experience. Very on the upcoming collaboration, claimed FCZ Head of state Ancillo Canepa.

Foda led Austria to an round of 16 for the very first time


My anticipation for the new job is excellent as well as we want Beating an additional successful phase with FC Zurich and also establishing the group. It is an honor for me to be able to function for such a standard club, claims Franco Foda to his upcoming task.

Foda last worked from October 2017 to March 2022 as a national instructor of Austria, where he was able to obtain the promo to Nations Organization An as well as the credentials for the EM 2021, where Austria entered the round of 16 for the initial time. Prior to that, he won the ÖFB Cup with Sturm Graz in 2010 as well as won the champion title with the Styrian Bundesliga club a year later on. In the 2012/13 period, Foda additionally briefly functioned as a coach of 1. FC Kaiserslautern before returning to Graz at the end of September 2014, where he remained as an Austrian group leader until his order.