Football: Borussia Dortmund fire coach Peter Bosz after shocking run of form, Peter Stoger takes over

Peter Bosz was sacked as head coach of Borussia Dortmund on Dec 10, 2017, after just 167 days in charge. PHOTO: AFP

BERLIN (AFP) - Borussia Dortmund sacked Peter Bosz as head coach on Sunday (Dec 10) and replaced him with Austrian Peter Stoger, who was only fired by Bundesliga bottom side Cologne last weekend.

Dutchman Bosz, 54, was fired after just 167 days in charge as Dortmund's 2-1 defeat at home to Werder Bremen on Saturday (Dec 9) left them winless in their last eight league games. They have also failed to qualify for the Champions League last 16.

Dortmund have given Stoger, 51, a contract at until the end of the season a week after being released by Cologne.

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