The Chinese men’s national soccer team has appointed a new coach, Aleksandar Yankovic (51).

The Chinese Football Association said on its website on the 24th (Korean time), “Coach Yankovic has been hired as the head coach of the men’s national team after review by an expert group and approval by the association. He prepares for the 2023 Asian Cup and the 2026 World Cup Asian qualifiers.” officially announced.

Coach Yankovic is from Serbia and during his active career he played for Belgrade Red Star (Serbia), ASC Sydney (Australia) and AS Cherbourg (France). After his leadership transformation, he led national under-21 national team, Belgrade Red Star, Standard Liege (Belgium), etc. In 2011, he was awarded the Best Visionary Coach of Serbia by the Serbian Football Association.스포츠토토

In 2018, Yankovic coached the Chinese under-19 national team and made a connection with Chinese football. He has been preparing for the Hangzhou Asian Games by leading the under-21 national team since 2020, two years later. 

The Chinese Football Association also sent coach Yankovic and young players who could compete in the Hangzhou Asian Games to the East Asian Football Confederation E-1 Championship held last year. And now, I decided to entrust him with the leadership of the national team. 

With this, China changed its manager again in about a year. China appointed coach Li Xiaopeng as the successor to former head coach Li Tian, ​​who resigned in December 2021 after taking responsibility for failing to qualify for the World Cup in Qatar. But he, too, did not last long and resigned.

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