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OFFICIAL: Andriy Shevchenko Appointed New Genoa Manager

Andriy Shevchenko has been appointed the new manager for Italian Football club, Genoa as they announce signature of the former Ukrainian international and Chelsea striker with his contracts expected to expire in June 2023.

The club made the announcement on Sunday, November 7th, 2021, after they had made all the agreements with the former Ac Milan player.

Andriy Shevchenko was regarded as a successful footballer during his prime after he won the prestigious Ballon d’or award in 2004 along with a Champions League trophy coming under his belt.

Shevchenko is ranked as the sixth top goalscorer in all European competitions with 67 goals. With a tally of 176 goals scored for Milan, he is the second most prolific player in the history of the club, and is also the all-time top scorer of the Derby della Madonnina (the derby between Milan and their local rivals Inter Milan)  with 14 goals. Furthermore, he is the all-time top scorer for the Ukrainian national team with 48 goals.

After a successful career Shevchenko retired at the end of the 2012 season, precisely on July 27th 2012.

Andriy Shevchenko on 15 July 2016 was appointed as manager of the Ukraine national team. The 39-year-old replaced Mykhaylo Fomenko, whose four-year spell ended with elimination at the group stage of Euro 2016.

Andriy Shevchenko few years later would then go on to lead Ukraine to their first ever Euro Quarter final in 2021.

He will be joined by Andrea Maldera , Raul Raincho and former Tottenham striker, Serhij Rebrov to complete the backroom staff.

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Ifeanyichukwu Chris Akashili

Lagos Based Football, Sports And Biography Writer For MySportDab, Pro Football Expert - Chelsea Football Club Correspondent.

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