Slovenia national team coach Jure Zdovc has left Gaziantep to become the new head coach of AEK Athens.

Zdovc, who replaces the departed Dragan Sakota signed a contract that will keep him at the club until 2017.

Since he began his coaching career in 2003, Zdovc has won four domestic titles with Union Olimpija Ljubljana as well as winning championships in Croatia and Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Zdovc was also named the 2012 Eurocup Coach of the Year.

Meanwhile, Gaziantep have named Stefanos Dedas as their new head coach.