Duisburg - MSV Duisburg have appointed a new coach to replace the departed Oliver Reck, with Kosta Runjaic signing a contract with the Zebras until the end of the 2013/14 campaign.

The 41-year-old Austria-born coach arrives from Darmstadt 98, whom he led to promotion into Bundesliga 3 last season. He previously worked as assistant coach at VfR Aalen and as chief scout and youth team coach at SV Wehen Wiesbaden, as well as with 1.FC Kaiserslautern's amateurs.

First training on Monday afternoon

Following his appointment on a contract which is only valid in Bundesliga 2, Runjaic was officially presented at the Schauinsland-Reisen-Arena before conducting his first training session at MSV Duisburg's training ground at 15:30 on Monday afternoon.