President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has invited Ukrainian football player and coach Andriy Shevchenko, fired from the Italian football club Genoa, to work in Ukraine.
“Andriy Mykolayovych, Sheva. Not only our whole country, but the whole of Europe knows what kind of game a team under your leadership is capable of. We believe that you will not come apart, we know that you will become even better! And most importantly. You are most loved in Ukraine. Therefore, go back to work at home,” Zelensky wrote on his Facebook page.
The President noted that “let it be only the first defeat at the beginning of a great career of a great coach.”
Earlier it was reported that the Italian football club Genoa reported on the dismissal of ex-coach of Ukraine’s national football team Andriy Shevchenko.
The Italian football club Genoa has announced the resignation of the ex-coach of the Ukrainian national football team, Andriy Shevchenko.
“The Genoa Football Club announces the dismissal of coach Andriy Shevchenko from the post. The club thanks the coach and his staff for the hard work they have done in recent months,” the club’s press service reports.
The technical leadership of the team will be temporarily entrusted to Abdoulay Konko, who will be assisted by Roberto Murgita.
As reported, Shevchenko headed the Italian Serie A club Genoa in November 2021. The contract was signed until June 30, 2024.