Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Which head coaches have resigned or been sacked after FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 exit?

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 that started with 32 groups on November 20 has diminished down to simply seven groups now. Because of this, a number of head coaches or managers have both been proven doorways or resigned after exits from the match.

Here’s a record of managers who’ve been relieved off their duties after the FIFA World Cup 2022 marketing campaign:

1. Tite – Brazil

Brazil head coach Tite leaves his position after the FIFA World Cup quarterfinal exit by the hands of Croatia on Saturday.

“End of cycle” mentioned Tite within the publish match press convention on the Training Metropolis Stadium.

Neymar Jr. opened the scoring within the one hundred and fifth minute earlier than Bruno Petkovic equalised within the 117th minute to take the sport into the shootouts.

Brazil got here into the fixture filled with confidence after the 4-1 thrashing of South Korea within the Spherical of 16 however discovered Croatia to be a harder project.

The 61-year-old took over Selecao in 2016 and gained the Copa America in 2019. Brazil, nonetheless, misplaced within the quarterfinal phases in successive World Cups together with the 2018 version the place it misplaced to Belgium.

Beneath Tite’s 81 matches in cost, Brazil gained 60 matches and misplaced simply six instances, whereas scoring 172 instances.

2. Luis Enrique – Spain

After Spain’s exit within the spherical of 16, following a loss on penalties towards Morocco, head coach Luis Enrique left the Spanish staff.

“The RFEF energetically wishes Luis Enrique and his team the best of luck in their future professional projects. The coach earns the love and admiration of his collaborators in the national team and of the entire federation, which will always be his home,” the official assertion from the Spanish soccer federation learn.

Beneath Enrique, Spain gained the silver medal within the 2020 Tokyo Video games and went as much as the semifinal of the European Championship final yr.

Enrique turns into the fifth coach to depart a nationwide staff following elimination on the World Cup in Qatar.

3. Gerardo Tata Martino – Mexico

Mexico coach Tata Martino accepted full duty for its World Cup group stage exit and determined towards a contract extension with the federation (FMF) in consequence.

Regardless of beating Saudi Arabia 2-1 in its closing group-stage match, Mexico was knocked out of the World Cup after ending third behind Poland, paying the value for firing blanks of their first two Group C video games – a goalless draw with Poland and a 2-0 loss to Argentina.

“I am responsible for this disappointment. It is a great sadness and I assume all the responsibility of this huge failure,” mentioned Martino, after the match.

“It has been eight World Cups since this happened. My contract expired with the final whistle and there is nothing else to do.

Martino became the manager of the Mexico national team in January 2019, with task to break the team’s knockout jinx at the FIFA World Cup. Nicknamed El Tri, Mexico reached the pre-quarterfinals of every edition since the 1994 World Cup but failed to make it to the semifinals.

After the World Cup elimination, Martino, naturally, saw himself out.

4. Paulo Bento- South Korea

Paulo Bento stepped down as South Korea coach after his side suffered a 4-1 defeat to Brazil in the FIFA World Cup 2022 round of 16 clash at the Stadium 974, Doha, on Monday.

At the post-match media conference, Bento made the announcement, saying he would not seek a renewal of his contract with the Korea Football Association, the governing body of South Korean football.

“Now I need to think about the future, but I will not be with the Korea team. I am going to rest and then see,” mentioned the 53-year-old Portuguese coach, who additionally managed Portugal on the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

“I have just told the players and the president of the national federation. This is a decision which I took in September. It was set in stone and today I confirmed it. I have to thank them and am very proud to have been their manager,” added Bento.

Bento took over the reins of the facet in August 2018 from former coach Shin Tae-yong after South Korea made a gaggle stage exit from the 2018 Russia World Cup. Within the Qatar World Cup, he led South Korea to the knockout spherical for the primary time for the reason that 2010 South Africa World Cup when the Koreans defeated Portugal in its closing group recreation to advance.

5. Otto Addo – Ghana

The inexperienced 47-year-old, a former Ghana worldwide who was born in Germany and performed for the Black Stars of their first World Cup finals look in 2006, had been a shock appointment, parachuted in between Ghana’s ignominious exit on the January Africa Cup of Nations finals and their March World Cup qualifying playoff tie towards Nigeria.

I mentioned earlier than, it was clear I might cease after the World Cup. In the mean time, me and my household see our future in Germany, I like my position at Dortmund,” Addo mentioned after Ghana exited the match following a 2-0 loss to Uruguay on the Al Janoub Stadium.

Addo works as “talent coach” on the Bundesliga membership, the place he beforehand performed.

“I said I would resign after the World Cup even if we were world champions,” he added.

6. Roberto Martinez – Belgium

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