Today, on February 16, Andriy Shevchenko has been officially appointed assistant to the coach of Ukrainian national football team Mykhailo Fomenko.
During the press conference in the House of Football in Kyiv coach of Ukrainian national football team Mykhailo Fomenko informed that the legendary Andriy Shevchenko is going to join the team’s coaching staff.
Andriy is going to substitute Oleksandr Zavarov, with whom Ukraine’s Federation of Football terminated contract. He was Fomenko’s assistant for 3.5 years.
“I want to thank the team and the coach for granting me the opportunity to be member of the team’s coaching staff. I’m back after a 4-year vacation. I will not let you down”, - Shevchenko said.
Later in his speech he mentioned Ancelotti, Mourinho and Lobanovskiy, who largely influenced his football career.
Earlier it has been reported that Andriy Shevchenko is going to join coaching staff of Ukrainian national football team.