Milos Riha, 61, who has coached the Czech national hockey team for the past two seasons, has died.
The grief news was confirmed by KHL, among others, on its official Twitter account.
According to the Czech site iSport, Rihan, who has just had a long coaching career at KHL, has deteriorated dramatically in recent weeks, and he spent his last days in hospital.
There is no information on the exact cause of death of the riot.
- Last month was a big fight.
I thank all the family members and other loved ones who were our support and gave their all, Milos Riha jr.
commented on the magazine.
- I would also like to thank my father from the bottom of my heart for everything he did for others, the son who served as his father's assistant coach on the national team continued.
Before his national team wash, Riha coached as many as five KHL teams: Moscow's Spartak, Atlant Mytishch, St. Petersburg's SKA, Avangard Omsk and most recently HC Slovan's Bratislava.
He was selected as the best coach of KHL in the 2010-11 season.
In addition to KHL, he also coached in the main series in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Riha led the Czech Republic to fourth in the 2019 World Cup, and he was also scheduled to pilot the team at the Swiss World Cup canceled by the coronavirus this spring.
Riha's roads have met with Finnish coaches on several occasions.
Jukka Jalonen replaced him as the head coach of St. Petersburg SKA in the 2012-13 season.
In the following season, he was appointed to replace Petri Matikainen, who was fired from Avangard Omsk at the beginning of the season, but Raimo Summanen was hired to replace the Czech, who was still experienced in the same season.