ST PETERSBURG – Sergei Semak is at Zenit St Petersburg as head coach to get started. The former Russian international at the football club Roberto Mancini. The Italian left recently to in your own country, the national team under his wing. Also the name of Dick Advocaat was on the list of possible successors to Mancini.
The 42-year-old Semak played from 2009 to 2012 for Zenit, whom he in his last season in the national title holds. The former midfielder was last season, head coach FK Oefa, that in the Russian league as the sixth ended. Zenit St. Petersburg did slightly better and was fifth.
At the European championship of 2008 was Semak, captain of the Russian team, who, under the guidance of coach Guus Hiddink in the quarter-finals of the Dutch national team efforts.