Club Brugge sack their Champions League history maker, Carl Hoefkens
Club Brugge reached the Champions League knockout stages for the first time after a goalless draw away to Atletico Madrid. However, their domestic struggle made the club sack their manager after only 7 months on the job.
Despite beating the odds by finishing above Bayer Leverkusen and Atletico Madrid to reach the knockout stage of the Champions League for the first time in their history,Club Brugge
Sitting 4th in the Belgian Pro League table 12 points behind the league leaders, Genk, the club decided to sack their manager,
Confirming their manager's departure in a statement on Tuesday, Club CEO Vincent Mannaert said:
"Carl's contribution and commitment to the club and as an assistant was greatly appreciated.
"His part in this season's successful Champions League campaign cannot be underestimated either.
"Our choices last summer did not deliver the desired level of play and result in the Belgian league and the Belgian cup. We are now working on the best possible succession."
Brugge will be back in league action on January 8 when they face league leaders,
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