Saturday, June 19, 2010

Kunter renewed with Cholet for 2 seasons

The new French champion announced signing of two-year contract extension with their Head Coach Erman Kunter.

The 53-year old Turkish specialist turned down a proposal from Efes Pilsen earlier this week.
Erman Kunter took over Cholet in October 2006. He arrived from ASVEL, who was the regular season champion a year before. In 2008 with Cholet Kunter reached French Cup Finals and won La Semaine des As Cup. Last year Cholet was the EuroChallenge finalist. The team was constantly improving and they crowned hard work with ProA title this season.

Cholet also was the regular season champion with 23-7 record. In the Playoff Quarterfinals they eliminated Poitiers with perfect 2-0. The team had many troubles in the Semis, but they made it. Erman Kunter s team outsmarted Gravelines 2-1 and joined Le Mans in the Big Final. In one single game Cholet was better 81-65 and won the ProA title for season 2009/10. Erman Kunter already worked with Cholet in the past. He was their Head Coach on season 2003/04. Kunter has experience from Galatasaray and Darussafaka.   

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