Michal Bilek Appointed Head Coach of the Kazakhstan National Team
Michal Bilek was born on April 13, 1965. He played for the national teams of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic as a midfielder. His coaching career began in the Czech FC 'Teplice'. He also coached the teams 'Cartahines' (Costa Rica), 'Khmel', 'Viktoria Plzen', 'Sparta Praha', 'Vysocina' (all - Czech Republic), 'Ruzomberok' (Slovakia), 'Dinamo Tbilisi' (Georgia ). His previous place of work was the Czech FC 'Fastav Zlin'.
The coaching staff of Michal Bilek includes: assistants - Slovak coach Michal Hipp and Talgat Baysufinov, goalkeeper coach Nikolay Rodionov.
- Czech Champion, FC 'Sparta Praha' (2006/2007)
- Winner of the Czech Cup, FC 'Sparta Praha' (2006/2007)
- Bronze medalist of the European U19 Championship of the Czech Republic (2003)
- Quarter-finalist of the European Championship 2012 as head coach of the Czech Republic national team.