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Brothers To Reunite

They played together for Croatia, and also at German clubs Hertha Zehlendorf, Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich, now Berlin-born Croatian brothers Niko and Robert Kovac are set to join forces again – this time in the coaching department.

Older brother Niko is set to be named coach of Croatia’s Under 21 team, and Croatian media have reported that he will have his younger brother Robert as his assistant.

Both brothers have the required coaching qualifications for the job and the word on the street is that the Croatian Football Federation see 41-year-old Niko as a future coach at senior level of the country he once captained.

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