The decision to part with coach Sanchez was posted by the Qatar Football Federation (QFA) on its personal page on the morning of December 31 (Hanoi time). “Fantastic years with many incredible moments, will forever remain in the history of Qatari football. We sincerely thank the coach, wishing him all the best in the future,” the QFA wrote.
Coach Sanchez left Qatar on December 31 when his contract expired. However, before that, the future of the 47-year-old leader was soon in doubt after being unable to help Qatar qualify for the World Cup group stage.
“Over the past 5 years with the Qatar national team has been a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The people and football of Qatar will always be in my heart. Now is the best time for others to take on the responsibility of Qatar. team and let me discover new challenges,” coach Sanchez said.
Mr. Sanchez sat in the hot seat of Qatar in 2017 and led this team to win the 2019 Asian Cup. However, at the World Cup at home, Qatar disappointed even though the team had trained together for many years. month in Europe.
Qatar is bottom of Group A after defeats to Ecuador, Senegal and the Netherlands, scoring just one goal. They became the first home team in history to be eliminated after only 2 matches in the World Cup group stage. Coach Sanchez received many criticisms about the way he played and how to use people.
QFA said it will soon select a successor to Mr. Sanchez to prepare for the important goals of this country’s football, including the successful defense of the Asian Cup title.
Duy Minh | 11:28 December 2022