Kaiserslautern - Kosta Runjaic has been named as new head coach of Bundesliga 2 side 1. FC Kaiserslautern.

The 42-year-old, who was assistant coach for the Red Devils' reserve team between 2004 and 2006, signed a deal valid through until the end of the 2014/15 season.

Familiar face

"I'm approaching my new task with a great deal of enthusiasm," said Runjaic. "I know the club and the envirnoment very well and am convinced that together we can lay the foundations for a successful season here."