Suara.com – Genoa have appointed former Ukraine coach Andriy Shevchenko as their coach on a contract that runs until 2024, the Serie A club said in an announcement on Sunday.
The AC Milan legend, who won the 2004 Ballon d’Or, replaces Davide Ballardini after being sacked on Saturday.
“Genoa announces that Andriy Shevchenko has reached an agreement to coach Grifone until 30 June 2024,” the Italian club wrote in a statement.
The 45-year-old coach led the Ukraine national team to the quarter-finals of the Euro 2020 for the first time this year, where they were eliminated by England in Rome.
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Genoa will be Shevchenko’s first club in his coaching career.
Genoa are currently 18th in the Serie A standings after 12 games, they have just won one.