Veteran coach Dusan Ivkovic announced his resignation as a coach of Anadolu Efes in press conference following a Turkish league defeat against Istanbul rivals Fenerbahce.

Ivkovic, who joined Anadolu Efes in 2014, stated in a press conference that he is unable to work feeling huge pressure put on him by the club’s owner.

The big spenders Efes failed to qualify for Euroleague Playoffs this year from a Top 16 group in which they were expected to make finish among the first four teams.

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The club announced that assistant coach Ahmet Caki will be in charge until the end of season.