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05.11.2020 · 17:23

Saso Filipovski is the new coach of BC Partizan NIS

The contract with the previous coach Vlado Scepanovic was terminated. The new coach will sit on the black-and-white bench in the 6th round of the ABA league, in the match against Zadar.


Saso Filipovski is the new coach of BC Partizan NIS. After the decision that due to poorer results at the beginning of the season, the first team will no longer be led by coach Vlado Scepanovic, the club started looking for a new solution in the position of the head of the professional staff. After the initial talks, the sports sector of the club, led by Nikola Loncar, proposed to the president Ostoja Mijailovic the hiring of coach Filipovski, which was adopted after the president's consultations with the members of the Management Board. Shortly afterwards, a final agreement was gained and Saso Filipovski will lead the Partizan from the bench in Saturday's ABA match. league against Zadar.


The official promotion of the new coach of Partizan NIS will be on Friday, November 6, at 2 pm, and the press conference will be broadcast live on TV Partizan.


In his career so far, the experienced Slovenian coach led the teams of Monaco, Banvit, Olympia, Zielona Gora, Lotomatika, Lokomotiv Rostov and Turov, and he was also Dusko Vujosevic’s assistant in the CSKA Moscow.


Along with Saso Filipovski, the new faces in the professional staff will be assistant Boban Mitev and fitness coach Vladan Radonjic, while coach Dejan Mijatovic will deal with the younger selections of the club as a coordinator.






The contract between the former coach of BC Partizan NIS, the legend of the black and whites and Serbian basketball, Vlado Scepanovic and the club was terminated by mutual agreement, to the mutual satisfaction. BC Partizan NIS would like to thank Scepanovic for everything he has done both as an assistant coach and as the head of the professional staff. The club wishes Scepanovic best of luck and success in the continuation of his career.


(Photo: MN Press / BC Partizan NIS)