Uzbekistan Oliy Liga club FC Shurtan have confirmed that Edgar Gess was appointed as a head coach to the Guzar-based team after Ikhtiyor Karimov was sacked from his position, reports club’s media department.
Russian-German football coach was also the head coach of the White Wolves in 2009-2011. During this time, the club finished 4th in the 2010 season and the team reached the Uzbek Cup final, losing 0–1 to Bunyodkor.
On 30 June 2011, he was sacked and Tachmurad Agamuradov was named as the new coach of FC Shurtan. In July 2012, Gess was appointed as head coach of Shurtan again, after Igor Kriushenko was sacked. On 15 May 2013, he was sacked again and he was hired as their new manager of FC Bukhara, replacing Tachmurad Agamuradov in this position.