Buvac: We hope that Jokanovic will allow Dynamo to reach a new level
MOSCOW, June 17 – Zeljko Buvac, deputy general director for sports of Dynamo Moscow, believes that Serbian coach Slavisa Jokanovic, together with his staff, will help the football club reach a new level.
On Friday, Jokanovic was appointed to the post of head coach of Dynamo. The contract with the 53-year-old Serb is for one year and includes the option of automatic renewal for the 2023/24 and 2024/25 seasons, respectively, in case of achieving certain results.
“Thanks to his experience and knowledge, Slavisa will help us take the next step in development. We strive to ensure that the team’s game becomes better and each player achieves individual progress. At the moment, we have a good base laid, while we use approximately 80% of our potential We hope that Slavisha with his staff, which prefers a well-balanced, attacking style of play “first number”, will allow Dynamo to reach a new level, “said Buvac, quoted by the White-Blues’ official website.
“We are especially grateful to Jokanovic for his decision given the current situation. Slavisa has a wealth of experience in the most competitive leagues. We hope that his high professionalism and desire to achieve victories will help the club to continue to progress, achieve high results and attract spectators with spectacular football to the stands,” – said a member of the board of directors of “Dynamo” Dmitry Gafin.
Jokanovic replaced Germany’s Sandro Schwarz, who left the team at the end of the season, announcing his departure after losing the Russian Cup final against Spartak Moscow (1:2).
Previously, Jokanovic coached the Serbian side Partizan, which led to two victories in the championship and the Cup of the country, as well as the Thai Muangtong, the Bulgarian Levski, the Spanish Hercules, the English Watford, Fulham and Sheffield United. Israeli “Maccabi” (Tel Aviv) and Qatari “Al-Garafa”. He played as a player in Yugoslavia and in Spain, becoming the champion with Deportivo in 2000.