Belarusian expert Oleg Kononov was named as the main manager of the Spartak Moscow football team, the official red and white website published. The deal is calculated by the end of next season with the possibility of re-examining the conditions for the current game.
"The Steering Board has decided to appoint our 52-year-old Russian expert Oleg Kononov as the main menu of our team," the Moscow club said on Twitter. Acting as chief coach of red and white Raul Riancho leaves the club. "FC Spartak-Moscow" wants a Spanish expert to succeed in his future career, "- he said in a statement.
This season Kononov was led by Tula Arsenal, who took 14th place in 11th place, with 17 points in active. As noted on the official site of Tula's club, Kononov left the team on Monday, along with all his coaching staff.
Guided by the team of red and white Kononov, he replaced Spanish Raul Rianchua, acting coach Spartacus, after dismissing Italian Massimo Carrera on October 22. Carrera led "Spartak" to the first championship in 16 years.
"Spartak" after 14 wins is only nine in the Russian Premier League and 12 points behind the leading Zenith championship. Red and White also continue to play in the Europa League and Olympus Cup of Russia in football.
The first experience of Chief Konon's coach was in Lviv "Karpaty" and then headed by "Sevastopol", remembers the press service of the club. In 2013, Kononov accepted Krasnodar, with which he won the first Russian medal in the history of the club, and also achieved the final round of the country. In 2017 Kononov led Grozny "Akhmata" and spent the first part of this season in Tulin "Arsenal".
At the end of the season 2014/15 Kononov was recognized as the best Premier League coach.