Azerbaijan: Robert Prosinecki replaces Berti Vogts as head coach

Robert Prosinecki
Robert Prosinecki last managed at Kayserispor in Turkey

Former Portsmouth and Croatia midfielder Robert Prosinecki has been appointed as Azerbaijan head coach to replace Berti Vogts.

Prosinecki, 45, was in charge of Turkish club Kayserispor until December 2013 - his last managerial role.

Vogts quit in Octoberexternal-link after three straight defeats left Azerbaijan bottom of their Euro 2016 qualifying group.

"I am an optimist and I believe this team has potential," Prosinecki said. "We have to get things back on track."