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Mircea Lucescu appointed new head coach of Dynamo Kyiv

Source : 112 Ukraine

In 2004-2016, the Romanian manager successfully chaired Shakhtar Donetsk, another great Ukrainian team and Dynamo's bitter rival
19:43, 23 July 2020

Mircea Lucescu
Anadolu Agency

Romanian football coach Mircea Lucescu has signed the contract with Dynamo Kyiv FC. The team made the respective announcement on its Instagram account. 

The document foresees a deal for two years, with the opportunity to prolong it for another year.

Thus, Lucescu replaces Oleksiy Mykhailychenko who was fired from this office several days ago.

"I'm grateful to my fate for joining the club with big traditions and talented footballers. And I'm sure we will be working together fruitfully. I believe they will be fine with my work here - just like my achievements that I will reach in Dynamo", Lucescu said as he spoke to the press during presentation.

Related: Football: Dynamo Kyiv FC terminates contract with Mykhaylychenko

In 2004-2016, the Romanian manager successfully chaired Shakhtar Donetsk, another great Ukrainian team and Dynamo's bitter rival. The team triumphed in the national championship eight times, won six Cups of Ukraine and seven Super Cups of Ukraine. In 2009, Shakhtar claimed the UEFA Cup, beating Werder Bremen.

After Shakhtar, Lucescu led Zenit (St. Petersburg) and Turkish national team.

Related: Serhiy Rebrov reluctant to lead Dynamo Kyiv FC

 

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