Bottom of table Ostrava sack Komňacký after defeat to Slovácko

Baník Ostrava, who are bottom of the table in Czech soccer’s top flight, have sacked manager František Komňacký. The move comes a day after the club were beaten 1:0 at home by Slovácko. Ostrava have 19 points, behind Bohemians 1905 on 22 and Slavia Prague on 23, with the bottom two set for relegation at the end of the season. Ostrava’s sporting director Radek Slončík will take over for the remaining six games. Komňacký led Ostrava to the league title in 2004.

Author: Ian Willoughby