The article discusses the reactions of Shakhtar players to the news of the dismissal of Igor Jovićević as the team’s head coach. The players bid farewell to their mentor with heartfelt messages on social media, expressing their gratitude for his guidance and leadership. Jovićević had a successful tenure with Shakhtar, leading the team to victory in the Ukrainian championship and progressing to the round of 16 in the Europa League. The club is now in search of a new coach, with media reports suggesting that Zari Patrick van Leeuwen is the frontrunner for the position.
Shakhtar players react to the news of the dismissal of Igor Jovićević as the team’s head coach. The team leader said goodbye to the mentor with a touching heart.
On Saturday, July 1, Shakhtar officially announced the resignation of the team’s head coach Igor Jovičević.
The leader of the Pitmen received the news with regret.
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Anatoly Trubin left a crying emoji in the comments below the post with the news of Jovichevich’s resignation on Shakhtar’s Instagram.
Artem Bondarenko posted a post on his personal Instagram profile thanking the coach.
“Thank you sir for being our friend and mentor! This year will remain in our hearts forever,” wrote Bondar.
Yefim Konoplya also published a post on his instagram thanking Jovicevich.
“Teacher, thank you for everything. I will never forget what you have done for me and our team. I am very grateful and appreciate every minute spent under your leadership. You are the personification of dignity, justice and honor. I have learned a lot thanks to you,” he wrote.
Valery Bondar didn’t step aside and thanked Jovicevich on his Instagram for last season.
“Sir, thank you for believing in me, for opportunities and daily motivation! I learned a lot from you, you are an example for all of us! You are not just a coach in our team, but a true friend!” wrote Bondar.
- Jovicic took Shakhtar at the start of the last campaign. The specialist led the team to victory in the Ukrainian championship. In the Champions League, the Pitmen finished third in their group and then progressed to the round of 16 of the Europa League;
- Jovicic’s contract with the club was designed for two seasons, but the management decided to say goodbye to the specialist;
- The main candidate for the position of Shakhtar mentor is the media name of coach Zari Patrick van Leeuwen.