AVB attended the youth team's 2-1 v Krylia Sovetov today.
AVB has now confirmed his backroom staff and they are as follows -
Luis Martins is the new head coach`s assistant. The 50 year-old Portuguese specialist worked previously in the system of Sporting Lisbon, Portimonense, Braga, Middle-Eastern clubs, and in Tottenham Hotspur.
Another Portuguese specialist in Zenit`s staff is Daniel Sousa, who will work as an analyst-scout, and will research Zenit`s opponents. Sousa graduated from Porto University and has worked in Académica, Chelsea, and Tottenham.
José Mário Rocha will be Zenit`s physical conditioning coach. The Portuguese started working with Villas-Boas in Porto`s academy, after which he worked with our new head coach in all clubs where Villas-Boas worked.
Wil Coort is a 53 year-old goalkeeping coach from Holland. Coort worked from 1989 to 2005 as the goalkeeping coach in Den Bosch and Ajax (including as coach of Edwin van der Sar), after which he went to Porto`s system.
The Brazilian Eduardo dos Santos, who came to Zenit from Vitesse in Holland, will be in charge of player rehabilitation and recuperation.
Sergei Semak will be assistant coach as will Igor Simutkenov.
After this weekends amazing results, CL Football will almost be guaranteed for the next year if we put in anything like the sort of form we are capable of and let's not forget the Title is in our hands. If we beat Krylia tomorrow and Amkar next weekend we will go back to the top, Loko then play Spartak.