Steaua's owner, renowned businessman Gigi Becali announced on Friday that Mihai Stoica is the new manager at Steaua, one of the biggest football clubs in Romania. Stoica refused to talk about the contract, claiming that it is confidential.

After three years, StoiCa returns to Steaua. When Stoica was general manager in 2005 and 2006, Steaua won Romania's Supercup and entered the UEFA semifinals.