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Montreal Impact hire Nikolaos Kounenakis as assistant coach

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The Montreal Impact has officially hired Nikolaos Kounenakis as an assistant coach.

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Nikolaos Kounenakis has officially joined Frank Klopas' staff as an assistant coach with the first team. Having joined the Montreal Impact on "a trial" basis, the young UEFA Pro licensed coach officially joins the club. No details on the length or terms of his contract.

Frank Klopas

I'm very happy to add Nikos to our group. He will bring a wealth of experience as a former player who then worked as a coach. He will complement the staff that we have. It's a fantastic addition for us.

Having spent most of his career with OFI Crete, Kounenakis was a central defender in the Greek Super League. During that time, he played in the UEFA Cup and Intertoto Cup. His professional experience includes stints with Anderlecht and Roda JC.

He also played one season in Major League Soccer with the Kansas City Wizards in 2010.