Igor Cherevchenko has been appointed the new head coach of the Khimki football club near Moscow, the team’s press service reports.
In this post, the 46-year-old specialist replaced Dmitry Gunko, who left the club on Monday.
Cherevchenko began his coaching career with Lokomotiv Moscow. In 2014, he acted as the head coach of the capital club after the departure of the Belarusian specialist Leonid Kuchuk. In the period from 2018-2020. Cherevchenko worked at Tula Arsenal.
Gunko, 44, has headed Khimki since August 1. After eight games under his leadership, the club scored three points without scoring a single victory, and is in the penultimate, 15th line in the table. The Moscow Region team won its only victory in the 2020/21 season on September 15, having won the match with Zenit Irkutsk (1: 0) in the first round of the group stage of Betcity – the Russian Cup.