Scasny steps up at Panathinaikos

Panathinaikos FC have named Czech coach Zdenek Scasny as their replacement for Itzhak Shum.

Experienced campaigner
Scasny, 47, is promoted from the scouting role he has occupied at Panathinaikos since November 2003, when he stood down as OFI Crete FC coach. The details of his contract remain undisclosed. Prior to joining OFI in May 2002, Scasny had been in charge of AC Sparta Praha (1998-99) and FK Viktoria Zizkov (1998-2002).