Dinamo Zagreb supervisor, Zoran Mamic has resigned from his job after being sentenced to 4 years and eight months in jail for embezzlement of 116 million kuna (£13.four million) from the membership.
The ruling, reported by Balkan nation’s state tv (HRT), comes simply days earlier than the membership’s Europa League conflict with Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday, March 18.
The 49-year-old stepped down instantly as Dinamo coach following the affirmation of the sentence, Dinamo stated in an announcement on the membership’s web site.
“Though I do not really feel responsible, I resign as I stated earlier than I might do if the sentence was confirmed. I want all the nice luck to the membership,” the assertion quoted Mamic as saying.
Dinamo stated the brand new coach can be the membership’s former participant Damir Krznar.
Mamic’s brother Zdravko, Dinamo’s former government director who’s at giant in neighbouring Bosnia, additionally had his sentence confirmed by the courtroom as did former tax official Milan Pernar and former Dinamo director Damir Vrbanovic.
“The Supreme Court docket has confirmed the Osijek Municipal Court docket’s verdict sentencing Zdravko Mamic to 6 and a half years of imprisonment for the embezzlement of 116 million kuna (£13.13m) from Dinamo soccer membership,” stated the assertion revealed by HRT.
“Zoran Mamic’s sentence has been decreased to 4 years and eight months from 4 years and 11 months, whereas Milan Pernar had his sentence decreased to 3 years and two months from 4 years and two months.”
The courtroom additionally confirmed the three-year jail sentence for former Dinamo director Damir Vrbanovic.
That they had been charged with tax evasion value 12.2 million Kuna (£1.37m) and for siphoning off 116 million kuna (£13.12m) from transfers of gamers from Dinamo.