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Nikos Kostenoglou

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Full nameNikolaos Kostenoglou
Date of birth3 October 1970(age 46)
Place of birthKavala, Greece
Playing positionCentre Back

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Nikolaos "Nikos" Kostenoglou (born 3 October 1970) is a former Greek football player and current football manager of Greek club AE Larisa.

Kostenoglou started his career as a football player at Xanthi FC the year 1989, and was transferred in 1994 at AEK.

He was an exceptional center back with a good pace. He finished his career at AEK Athens, in the season 2004 05.

He was given the youth coach job, and 2 years later he became the assistant manager under Lorenzo Serra Ferrer.

When Ferrer was sacked in early 2008, Kostenoglou took over until the end of the 2007 2008 season. AEK was the best team that season, clinched 1st position in the league, but lost the championship because of a law case. Kostenoglou stepped down as coach on 16 May 2008 following the hiring of Giorgos Donis.

On 20 November 2008, he was announced as the new manager of Asteras Tripolis, in January, he succeeded Jørn Andersen as manager of AE Larisa.

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