News Article  | World Cup 2018

Confirmed: Argentina Part Ways With Coach After Poor World Cup

Confirmed: Argentina Part Ways With Coach After Poor World Cup

By SL International - Jul 15, 2018 09:41 PM

Argentina have sacked manager Jorge Sampaoli, following the nation's poor 2018 World Cup campaign.

Read: Report: Messi Told Argentina Boss To Drop Two Players During World Cup

The South Americans scraped through group stage phase after a win over Nigeria, but they were eliminated in the round of 16 by eventual champions France.

As a result, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) have decided to relieve Sampaoli of his duties as manager.

A statement on the AFA's website read," On the day of the date, the Argentine Football Association and Jorge Sampaoli reached a mutual agreement to finish their cycle under the Argentine National Team.

Today, the Argentine Football Association and the former national team coach, Jorge Sampaoli, have mutually agreed to the termination of their contract. Likewise, the Physical Trainer, Jorge Desio and the video analyst, Matías Manna, also disassociated themselves. 

Next Tuesday it will be defined who will be in charge of the Under 20 Team in the COTIF L'Alcudia 2018 tournament. 

This Association thanks the professionals for the activity developed within the Selected during their cycle. 

Who do you think is to blame for Argentina's poor World Cup campaign? Let us know in the comment section below.


Related Articles


MSANDROTIC Joined: 18 Jun 2013
No badges available
MSANDROTIC Jul 16, 2018 09:42 PM
He deserves it, he is useless
Mandisa.M Joined: 16 Nov 2017
No badges available
Mandisa.M Jul 16, 2018 07:32 AM
He was useless way before the world cup but Argentina were jst hoping for a miraclefrom him
MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
No badges available
MR E Jul 16, 2018 03:16 AM
He deserve to be shown the door
LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani Joined: 09 Feb 2017
No badges available
LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani Jul 16, 2018 12:28 AM
The guy is clueless about selecting the great players.
Mpho'niya Joined: 12 Nov 2010
No badges available
Mpho'niya Jul 15, 2018 11:52 PM
Maradona was here in 2010, what did he archive? Nothing,, that guy is a junkie, AFA must just look somewhere else
terror110 Joined: 02 Mar 2012
No badges available
terror110 Jul 15, 2018 10:44 PM
dey should hv sacked hm aftr their game against Nigeria may b they should hv done better in knockout stage wthout hm
Michaeltshigama Joined: 30 Sep 2016
No badges available
Michaeltshigama Jul 15, 2018 09:46 PM
Maradona will do a better job than that palooka

Express Yourself

Your chance to say what you need to.

Create your blog

What You May Have Missed