Giannis Koukos, the 43-year-old Greek coach of the CS Universitatea Cluj group, defined his personal philosophy of life in ladies’s basketball as properly. Koukos has the sensation that he’s at residence in Romania.
Requested how he feels in Cluj, the Greek replied: “If I have been residing for 3 years and I feel I might dwell right here for a lot of, a few years, I feel that claims all of it. I did not anticipate it to be so good on this nation earlier than I arrived right here, however I used to be actually shocked”. After being requested if he notices any distinction between Romanian and Greek basketball, the athlete answered very firmly: “In basketball you might be extra organized than us! Severely! I’m very happy“, Referring to the CS Universitatea Cluj group.
Cluj-Napoca, a sports activities metropolis within the eyes of the basketball coach
“Cluj is a sports activities metropolis, with soccer, basketball, volleyball, for a sportsman it is extremely enticing. Simona Halep additionally involves play at “Polivalenta”, it’s a metropolis that rivals Bucharest in some waysThe Greek coach additionally mentioned.
“I additionally really feel Romanian, that is why I usually communicate utilizing the phrase new once I imply Romanians. We’re concerned in Romanian basketball. The extent is healthier for boys, however we attempt to hold the flag up … and with the ladiesGiannis Koukos defined.
What does the Greek coach say about his ladies’s basketball group
“It is totally different (teaching a ladies’s group). The boys play basketball to really feel good. Ladies have to really feel good to play. Do you perceive? We won’t bounce as a lot, throw as arduous, however it’s important to adapt. Ups and downs, too. Like in lifeStated the Greek.
Cluj has reached the guts of the Greek basketball coach
“Cluj is a sort of Thessaloniki, however with out the Mediterranean. He has one thing stylish. There are various younger folks, a soothing environment. If he was older … I like that there are lots of people you may discuss to in a overseas language, English, for instance. I respect individuals who know a language apart from their mom tongueSays the Greek. “I like that Romanians are afraid of God, they’re Orthodox, just like the Greeks, they go to church. I additionally spent the final Easter right here, it is very stunning. I truthfully do not suppose I’ll transfer from Romania and most certainly I can even keep in Cluj, as a result of I actually like this metropolis“, Concluded the coach of the ladies’s basketball group CS Universitatea Cluj, Giannis Koukos, poyrivit gsp.ro.