In Ukrainian football – the first resignation after quarantine: unlucky foreigner

After three defeats in a row, “lions” broke up with Yeghishe Melikyan. Gone and all his staff

In the Ukrainian Premier League recorded the first coach’s resignation after the pause associated with a coronavirus. FC “Lviv”, which occupies the penultimate place in standings of the championship of Ukraine, said about the breakup with his Armenian mentor, Yeghishe Melikyan.


As stated in FC “Lviv”, the 40-year-old Armenian expired contract with the Lviv club. It did not renew. With Melikyan left the team and his coaching staff.

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Yeghishe Melikyan

Recall that Melikyan headed the lions in October 2019,taking over the coaching post of Vladimir Maziar. Under the leadership of the Armenian team scored 3 wins, 5 draws and suffered 7 defeats.

After the release from quarantine of the “lions” played draw with “Vorskla”, after which he lost three games in a row, once on the verge of relegation to the First League is probably and became the reason why the contract “Lviv” and Melikyan has not been renewed.