MOSCOW, January 13. /TASS/. Germany’s Daniel Farke has been appointed the head coach of the Russian Premier League (RPL) football club Krasnodar, the club’s press service reported on Thursday.
The contract with the 45-year-old Farke to manage Krasnodar FC has been signed until June 30, 2024 and the sum of the deal was not disclosed.
Krasnodar FC’s executive management announced a decision on January 5 to part ways with previous Head Coach Viktor Goncharenko and his two assistant coaches - Vasily Berezutsky and Alexander Yermakovich.
Farke, a former professional footballer, worked as a head coach of numerous football clubs, including England’s Norwich FC (2017-2021). He parted ways with the English football club in early November, 2021.
Krasnodar FC is currently ranked 5th following 18 rounds of the 2021/2022 RPL season boasting 29 points. The club is nine points behind the current RPL leader Zenit St. Petersburg FC and is set to play its next match at home against Lokomotiv Moscow FC.