Andriy Shevchenko steps down as Ukraine coach

Andriy Shevchenko steps down as Ukraine coach

Andriy Shevchenko has resigned as coach of Ukraine following the end of his contract.

he former Chelsea and AC Milan striker took over as national coach in 2016 and guided Ukraine to the quarterfinals of Euro 2020, where they were eliminated 4-0 by England.

Shevchenko wrote on Instagram: “Today, my contract with the Ukrainian Football Association came to an end.

“I spent five years with the National Team. It was hard work that showed that we are capable of playing modern football. I thank the president and executive committee of the UAF for the opportunity to work with the Ukrainian national team.

“I am grateful to all the players, all the people who helped and were involved in the team.

“Thank you very much to all the fans for your support and criticism. Together, we managed to show that our football can be competitive, productive and exciting. “

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