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Nicolae Constantin

  • Date of Birth:

    03.12.1973

  • Place of Birth:

    Filipestii de Targ, Romania

  • Position:

    Assistant Coach

  • At PAOK since:

    2023

  • Studies:

    UEFA Pro

  • Clubs he played for:

    Petrolul, Rapid Bucharest, Astra Ploiesti, Digenis Morfu, FC Brasov, CS Chimia Brazil

  • Teams coached:

    Petrolul, Romania U21, Al Hazem, ACSO Filiasi, Comuna Recea

After working together at Brasov in 2014, Razvan Lucescu and Nicolae Constantin are working together again, keeping the same roles. Constantin will be among Lucescu’s assistant coaches in the PAOK dugout, replacing Cristiano Bacci.

The fellow Romanian technician, born in 1973, was the head coach of Petrolul until February. He led the club to the conquest of the second division championship in 2022. After retiring as a player, Constantin worked as an assistant coach. Outside of Petrolul, he worked for the Romania Under-21 side, the Saudi Arabian club Al Hazem, and along the way took over as head coach in 2020 at Filiași and Comuna Recea, in the third and second divisions, respectively. In the summer of 2021, he returned to Petrolul as manager, winning promotion to the top division after finishing the 2021–22 Liga II season in first place.

Most of his playing career – mainly as a central defender – was spent at Petrolul Ploiesti, Astra Ploiesti, Rapid Bucharest and FC Brașov. Although he did not play for the Romanian national team, he is considered one of the best defenders of his generation.

Nicolae Constantin

  • Date of Birth:

    03.12.1973

  • Place of Birth:

    Filipestii de Targ, Romania

  • Position:

    Assistant Coach

  • At PAOK since:

    2023

  • Studies:

    UEFA Pro

  • Clubs he played for:

    Petrolul, Rapid Bucharest, Astra Ploiesti, Digenis Morfu, FC Brasov, CS Chimia Brazil

  • Teams coached:

    Petrolul, Romania U21, Al Hazem, ACSO Filiasi, Comuna Recea

After working together at Brasov in 2014, Razvan Lucescu and Nicolae Constantin are working together again, keeping the same roles. Constantin will be among Lucescu’s assistant coaches in the PAOK dugout, replacing Cristiano Bacci.

The fellow Romanian technician, born in 1973, was the head coach of Petrolul until February. He led the club to the conquest of the second division championship in 2022. After retiring as a player, Constantin worked as an assistant coach. Outside of Petrolul, he worked for the Romania Under-21 side, the Saudi Arabian club Al Hazem, and along the way took over as head coach in 2020 at Filiași and Comuna Recea, in the third and second divisions, respectively. In the summer of 2021, he returned to Petrolul as manager, winning promotion to the top division after finishing the 2021–22 Liga II season in first place.

Most of his playing career – mainly as a central defender – was spent at Petrolul Ploiesti, Astra Ploiesti, Rapid Bucharest and FC Brașov. Although he did not play for the Romanian national team, he is considered one of the best defenders of his generation.

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Nicolae Constantin

  • Date of Birth:

    03.12.1973

  • Place of Birth:

    Filipestii de Targ, Romania

  • Position:

    Assistant Coach

  • At PAOK since:

    2023

  • Studies:

    UEFA Pro

  • Clubs he played for:

    Petrolul, Rapid Bucharest, Astra Ploiesti, Digenis Morfu, FC Brasov, CS Chimia Brazil

  • Teams coached:

    Petrolul, Romania U21, Al Hazem, ACSO Filiasi, Comuna Recea

After working together at Brasov in 2014, Razvan Lucescu and Nicolae Constantin are working together again, keeping the same roles. Constantin will be among Lucescu’s assistant coaches in the PAOK dugout, replacing Cristiano Bacci.

The fellow Romanian technician, born in 1973, was the head coach of Petrolul until February. He led the club to the conquest of the second division championship in 2022. After retiring as a player, Constantin worked as an assistant coach. Outside of Petrolul, he worked for the Romania Under-21 side, the Saudi Arabian club Al Hazem, and along the way took over as head coach in 2020 at Filiași and Comuna Recea, in the third and second divisions, respectively. In the summer of 2021, he returned to Petrolul as manager, winning promotion to the top division after finishing the 2021–22 Liga II season in first place.

Most of his playing career – mainly as a central defender – was spent at Petrolul Ploiesti, Astra Ploiesti, Rapid Bucharest and FC Brașov. Although he did not play for the Romanian national team, he is considered one of the best defenders of his generation.