Russian Premier League

Dynamo Kiev hires Oleg Blokhin

September 25, 2012
By Press Association
Dynamo Kiev named Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin as their new manager Tuesday.

Blokhin, who will remain in charge of Ukraine for next month's World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Montenegro before concentrating on club duties, has signed a four-year contract with Dynamo as the replacement for the sacked Yuri Semin.

The 59-year-old Blokhin spent much of his playing career with Dynamo and was a prolific goalscorer for the club in the 1970s and '80s. He also holds the record for ...

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