Torsten Frings Named As New First Team Manager At Cracovia
31st October 2016
- Torsten Frings named as new first team manager to end month long search
- Former Germany midfielder takes charge with immediate effect
- Frings has signed a contract until June 2018
Cracovia are today delighted to announce that Torsten Frings has been named as the clubs new first team manager, taking charge with immediate effect.
Having been sacked as Assistant Manager at Bundesliga club Werder Bremen in September, Frings is believed to have interviewed extremely well and promised to match the expectations set by club chairman Janusz Filipiak. Having spent two years as Assistant Manager at the Weserstadion, Frings said he was delighted to be given the chance to test his skills at the Jozef Pilsudski Stadium.
Frings will be in the dugout Sundays big trip to the National Stadium to meet Legia Warsaw in a huge first game for the man who was capped 79 times by Germany, scoring 10 goals. After the game in Warsaw, Frings will get to work with his squad for just under 2 weeks whilst the Polish national side compete in their latest FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, before Frings takes his side to play Pliast Gliwice after the international break.
When asked what he aimed to achieve at Cracovia, Frings was very forward and said ”For me, this team needs to be achieving a top 8 finish and doing what it can to get into that Championship phase at the end of the season. We achieved a place in the Europa League last year and now we need to make sure we build on that and put in the good work needed to make sure we’re challenging for continental football again next season.”