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Hancharenka<br>Viktar

Hancharenka
Viktar

Position: Head Coach
Date of birth: 10.09.1977
Place of birth : Khoiniki (Gomel Region, Belarus)
Citizenship: Belarus





Honours:

As a player
Champion of Belarus (1999, 2002).
Silver medal winner (1998, 2000) and bronze medal winner (2001).

As a coach
Champion of Belarus (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012).
Belarusian Cup Winner (2010).
Belarusian Supercup Winner (2010, 2011, 2013).
Youngest ever coach to qualify for the UEFA Champions League group stage (2008, at the age of 30 years old), first ever Belarusian coach to qualify with his team for the UEFA Champions League group stage.
Belarusian Coach of the Year (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012).

Biography:

Hancahrenka started his way to professional football in Children and Youth Sport School in his native town of Hoiniki, and then moved to Republican School of Olympic Reserve (RUOR) in Minsk (first coaches — Alexander Vergeychik and Yury Pyshnik). For two years played for RUOR (1995-1997) as a defender. In 1998 moved to BATE. In Borisov he played for another four years (1998-2002), winning the Belarusian title twice. Unfortunately, bright career was ruined by a severe injury.

In 2004 Hancharenka graduated from Belarusian State Academy of Physical Culture as a football coach and started his coaching career. Between 2004 and 2006 he worked as a coach of BATE reserves. In 2007 he promoted to the position of first assistant in Igor Kriushenko's coaching staff. 13 November 2007 he became head coach of BATE Borisov.

This decision of the board of directors turned out to be extremely successful. Next year the team made a tremendous breakthrough, qualifying for UEFA Champions League group stage for the first time in the history of Belarusian football. BATE faced Real Madrid, Juventus and Zenit and did not disappoint its fans in battles with European giants.

Next season the Yellow Blues headed by Hancharenka were in a group stage again, this time in UEFA Europa League. And in 2010/11 of this tournament BATE managed to get to Last 32 stage for the first time in the history of Belarusian football.

In 2011/12 Hancharenka managed to qualify for another Champions League adventure. This time FC Barcelona, AC Milan and Viktoria Plzen were the opponents.

In domestic competitions Hancharenka proves his reputation as the most talented coach every year. 2010 was especially fruitful as the Yellow Blues pocketed treble winning the League title, Belarusian Cup and Belarusian Supercup.

Hancharenka has UEFA PRO licence and is always thirsty for knowledge. His coaching staff visits big European clubs (Villareal, Roma, Ajax, Milan) for internships.

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  • LAST MATCH

    Belarusian Championship
    Matchday 20

    02 august 2020, 16:00
    Torpedo (Zhodino)

    Referee: Stetsurin S.

    Torpedo-BelAZ
    Torpedo-BelAZ
    (Zhodino)
    3:2 BATE
    BATE
    (Borisov)
     

    Дублеры

    Torpedo-BelAZ — BATE

    1 : 2

  • Next Match

    Belarusian Championship
    Matchday 21

    08 august 2020, 20:00
    Borisov. Gorodskoi stadion

    Referee: Lashuk A.

    BATE
    BATE
    (Borisov)
    VS Gorodeya
    Gorodeya
    (Gorodeya)

    Дублеры

    7-08-2020, 15:00

    Sport Complex Olympiyskiy (Minsk)

  • UPCOMING FIXTURES

    Belarusian Championship
    Matchday 22

    23 august 2020, 20:00
    Central Sport Complex Neman (Grodno)

    Neman
    Neman
    (Grodno)
    VS BATE
    BATE
    (Borisov)

    Belarusian Cup
    Last 32

    29 august 2020, 17:00
    Polesye (Luninets)

    Granit
    Granit
    (Mikashevichi)
    VS BATE
    BATE
    (Borisov)

Belarusian Champ.

Team Pld Pts
1 Shakhtyor 20 40
2 BATE 20 37
3 Neman 19 37
4 Torpedo-BelAZ 20 33
5 Dinamo Mn 20 30
6 Energetik-BGU 20 30
7 Dinamo Br 18 29
8 Vitebsk 20 29
9 Isloch 20 29
10 Rukh 20 29
11 Slaviya 19 23
12 Slutsk 19 21
13 Gorodeya 20 20
14 Minsk 18 18
15 Smolevichi 19 14
16 Belshina 20 13
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