Podcast with Dean Klafurić

«Modern football should be based on traditional basis and simplicity»

Dean Klafuric, as a head coach of Ethnikos Achna, was an expert guest in Sportklub Croatia TV podcast. Along with football experts and commentators, Dean spoke about his views on football, current COVID-19 situation, team preparation, and challenges in European and Croatian football.



Podcast with Dean Klafurić

Key takeaways from Dean’s involvement:


– Dean’s views are based on Johan Cruyff philosophy and approach to the game Football should be a simple game with great ball movement, building the game from the ball possession

– Team spirit and the locker-room camaraderie is vital for the long-term success

– In the same time, Atletico Madrid’s approach isn’t anti-football as often described, because it has a football value

– During the COVID-19 crisis it is important to stay connected, active and work on the mental hygiene

– Cyprus is a beautiful country to be in, with Ethnikos Achna, a small club with a big heart and community, with a lot of love for the football

– New head coach of Dinamo Zagreb, Igor Jovicevic, will need time to settle and a club trust to implement his ideas

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