Lapena named EuroLeague Women Coach of Year

24 April 2020 Friday 15:54

Our Fenerbahçe Öznur Kablo Women's Basketball Team’s manager Victor Lapena has been named the EuroLeague Women Coach of Year on Friday.

“Victor Lapena has been rewarded for an excellent first campaign at the helm of Fenerbahce Oznur Kablo by being named the EuroLeague Women Coach of the Year,” FIBA said on its website.

Our head coach Lapena, who caught up to 11-3 degrees in the B group of our team at the beginning of the season, was awarded the best coach of the season in EuroCup Women last season.

Fenerbahçe Öznur Kablo currently sit on top of Group B in EuroLeague Women with 11 wins and three loses.

Lapena took charge of the Istanbul club in 2019, winning two domestic titles, Turkish Women's Basketball Presidential Cup and Turkish Cup.

In the voting, the Greek team Georgios Dikaioulakos from the Russian team Nadezhda took the second place and the Belgian Thibaut Petit from the French representative BLMA took the third place.