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Ukraine's football federation taps Fomenko to coach national team

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Dec. 26, 2012, 1:46 p.m. | Sports — by Mark Rachkevych

Ukraine's Mykhailo Fomenko (R), 64, was appointed the new national team soccer coach today by the Ukrainian Football Federation.
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Mark Rachkevych

Mark has been a reporter for the Kyiv Post since 2006, but joined full-time in 2009. A native Chicagoan where he was the co-founder of the now defunct Glasshouse Magazine, Mark currently is an editor of business news and still contributes stories on an ongoing basis. He is a former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, a graduate of St. Norbert College in Wisconsin, and fluent in the Ukrainian and Russian languages.

Ukraine’s football federation chose one of its own to coach the national football team today following offers made to Harry Redknapp, Sven-Goran Eriksson and homegrown great Andriy Shevchenko.

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