Footballer Darijo Srna was appointed Director of football club “Shakhtar”. Reports BAGNET, reported the press service of the club.
This season, the former player was part of the coaching staff of the Pitmen’s head coach Luis Castro. Now, the club established a new management position that was taken by the Croat.
“The role of Director of football will be one of the most important in our club, and there is a huge experience, talent and ambition, and most importantly – sincere love Darijo Shakhtar will help him to realize themselves and be of great benefit to the club,” – said General Director of Shakhtar Sergei Palkin.
Srna himself said that he will continue to attend the team training, but will fulfil new responsibilities: “the Position is very serious. The most important thing I’ll be on the field. Because I’m not the man the office, and all his life was on the football field. Love to feel the team, feel trainer. Over the past year I have learned a lot from Mr. Castro, and thank him for the opportunity to help the team. And my role is always the same – to help Shakhtar, to help develop young players and try to make the team play beautiful attacking football”.
“I have to be at every practice, at every game. But a lot of my responsibilities will change. In our contract a lot of points, but I’ll always respect the club and perform all the tasks that stand before me. Will do anything to “Shakhtar” became stronger”, – said the footballer.