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Ari-Pekka Selin the new Barys boss


Barys Astana has appointed Ari-Pekka Selin as head coach. The 50-year-old Finn has signed a two-year contract and fills the vacancy left by Vladimir Krikunov, who returns to Neftekhimik.

Selin’s previous job was in charge of HPK Hameenlinna in Finland’s SM-liiga, a role he combined with that of assistant to Team Finland head coach Jukka Jalonen.

Assisting the new Barys chief on the coaching staff will be Andrei Shayanov, Raimo Helminen, Yerlan Sagymbayev and Alexander Akhtsiger.