Former German international of Ghanaian parentage David Odonkor has been appointed as the new sporting director of Turkish second tier side Eskişehirspor.
The 34-year old retired footballer , joins the Star of Anatolia from Tus Dornberg where he extended his stay as head coach in January this year but decided to leave when the Turkish offer came.
Eskişehirspor are keen on qualifying to the Superlig this season and Odonkor will also act as an associate coach for the club.
Odonkor was part of the German team which reached the semi finals in the 2006 World Cup.
He retired from football in 2013 after substantiating with series of injuries.