I-League‘s Mohammedan SC have appointed Russian football manager Andrey Alekseyevich Chernyshov as their head coach. Andrey has replaced Shankarlal Chakraborty in the procedure. Chernyshov used to be the assistant coach for Russia’s national team.
According to the sources Mohammedan SC have interviewed 2 Spanish coaches and 1 Scottish coach who have experience of coaching in the 1st and 2nd tiers of Indian football. Before coming to the conclusion of signing Andrey for the job.
The 53-year-old started his career as centre-back representing 3 of Moscow clubs- Dynamo, Spartak, and Torpedo in his early days. Andrey also have a lot of experience abroad as, he have played for- Sturm graz, DSV Leoben, and BSV Bad Bleiberg in Austria, PAOK in Greece, SpVgg Greuther Furth in Germany, and Royal Antwerp in Belgium.
Right after his retirement, Chernyshov became the coach for the U-21 post in 2002 and also worked as the assistant manager for Russia’s national team in 2001. Since then Andrey has worked for many clubs such as – Spartak Moscow, Dinamo Tbilisi, FC Vitebsk, Dynamo Bryansk, and FK Spartak Subotica.
Mohammedan SC’s constant hustle for Managers took them to Andrey
Mohammedan have been making a buzz because of their frequent shuffling of coaches. And have a bad reputation for their personnel and financial mismanagement over the years. The club signed four new managers last year(two in each division). Yan Law and Saheed Ramon took charge of the team in the 2nd division where Jose Hevia was signed as the Boss following their promotion in the I-League. However, Hevia got replaced by Shankarlal Chakraborty shortly after.
Mohammedan finished 4th in the I-league 2020-2021 season with an average performance. But with Andrey along their side now, the club might pull up some trophies in the upcoming season. After changing consecutively this might be the perfect and permanent solution for the team.
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