“I’m proud, my boys gave their all – and I mean all,” Kovac said.
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Eintracht coach Niko Kovac claimed his first trophy as a coach in his last match at the club. He is leaving the Frankfurt side to succeed Heynckes at Bayern next season.Only a few Bayern players lingered for the trophy presentation alongside Bayern's sports director Hasan Salihamidzic.Nevertheless, the night belonged to Kovac and Frankfurt.In a dramatic finish, Rebic sealed the win by scoring his second goal on 82 minutes after floating his shot over Bayern goalkeeper Sven Ulreich.Both Kovac and Heynckes later said Bayern should have been awarded a late penalty when Javi Martinez was fouled in the dying minutes.The former Bayern midfielder shed tears of joy as he signed off with silverware after two years at Eintracht, who lost last year's cup final to Borussia Dortmund.
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