The Russian national football team will be led by coach Valery Karpin. The former long-term player of the national team agreed with the representatives of the Russian Football Association (RFS) on a contract until 31 December 2021, which also includes an option for a possible extension of cooperation.
Valery Karpin in the 2010/11 Champions League match on the Spartak Moscow bench during the match with Zilina.
In addition to working for the national team, Karpin will continue to hold the position of coach of FK Rostov, which he has been leading since 2017.
“I would like to thank RFS for the trust it has placed in me. Being part of a national team is always an honor, whether you are a player or a coach.
I am entering a new stage of my coaching career, significant and very interesting. The team’s priority is to qualify for the World Championships in Qatar.
We will do everything to make it to the championship, “said Karpin, who wore Spartak Moscow, San Sebastian, Valencia and Celta Vigo jerseys during his playing career, according to the TASS agency.
He started 73 times in the national team and scored 17 goals. In addition to Rostov, Spartak also coached Moscow, Mallorca and Torpedo Armavir.
The 52-year-old coach replaced Stanislav Čerčesov, who resigned on July 8 after a failed performance at the EURO 2020 team.
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In the qualification for World Cup 2022, they are in the H-group in second place by a point ahead of Slovakia. In the March match, however, the Slovaks won Trnava over Rusmi 2: 1.
Source: Pravda.sk – Šport – Futbal – Hokej by futbal.pravda.sk.
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