Mazzarri extends Napoli contract for a year

31 May 2012 03:12

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri has signed a one-year contract extension with the club, it has been announced.

Mazzarri has had an excellent three years in charge of the southerners and recently steered them to third place in Serie A and a place in next season's Champions League as well as victory in the Italian Cup.

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis says he is happy to be keeping hold of one of the most sought-after coaches in Italy.

"I'm very satisfied, we spoke at length, analysing last season and setting the foundations for the next one," he said.

"I also negotiated with Mazzarri to prolong his contract for another year."

Source: AFP

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