Andriy Pavelko / Photo: UAF
The President of the UAF Andriy Pavelko told how the decision was made to continue cooperation with the head coach of the national team of Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko and his coaching staff after absence from the national team for the 2018 world Cup. His words leads the official website of the UAF.
“After the qualifying cycle for the 2018 world Cup we did not get the desired result. But no need to be an expert to see how the game changed the national team of Ukraine. Yes, there was stability most comfortable.
In such a situation is not to give another chance to Andriy Shevchenko would be wrong. Recently discussed with him the situation. He said that his resignation at that moment would have every reason. Moreover, because of my employment, the issue on further cooperation was delayed.
Assistants Shevchenko is regarded as a signal that the contract, signed according to the scheme 2+2, will not be renewed.
According to Shevchenko, when he announced that the cooperation continues, his assistants lit up. Grateful Mulder, Tassotti, Haro, they have patience.
The coaching staff agreed on a major change in the financial conditions of cooperation – in the new contracts provide that in full they will receive their payments only after the Euro.
I see it as an indicator that Shevchenko and his staff were confident in the team and the chosen path”.
We will remind, the Ukrainian team already knows the two rivals for Euro 2020.
It is also worth noting that the team of Andriy Shevchenko – one of the cheapest among all national teams that qualified for UEFA Euro 2020.