The russian club officially announced today their agreement with the 46-year-old former coach of Banvit Basketbol Kulübü, who led them to the 7th Euroleague title in their history and the first since 2008, for a new three-season contract.
"I am very happy that we continue our collaboration and we will be working together for another three years. I am proud for the club I am working in, for the people I am working with. I want to thank everybody and congratulate on the achievements we have all together – Andrey Vatutin, Natalia Furaeva, Andrey Shchepankov, team, coaching staff, medical staff, everyone from the club.
Surely, I want to thank our owners and sponsors who make it happen, Mr. Sergey Ivanov who supports basketball and CSKA organization all this years. We are looking forward for new challenges. We are hungry and thirsty – me, all the club and our fans are on the same page. We are looking forward to create new generations on the team that will play on the highest level and defend club’s titles", said Dimitris Itoudis right after the announcement of the deal.