Austria coach Franco Foda resigns after failing to qualify for the World Cup

Austria coach Franco Foda resigns after failing to qualify for the World Cup

German coach Franco Voda has submitted his resignation as coach of the Austrian national team, after his failure to qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

And the official account of the Austrian Football Association, on its official website, published the news of Foda’s resignation under the title “Franco Voda says farewell to Scotland as coach of Austria.”

The statement added, “After four and a half years, the era of the 55-year-old coach in Austria has ended, and Franco will be on the Austrian bench for the last time tomorrow, Tuesday.”

The statement continued, “Fuda, 55, announced the end of his term at the last press conference before the international friendly match of Austria against Scotland at the Ernst Happel Stadium in Vienna on Tuesday.”

“I’ve had a lot of ideas over the past few days and I take full responsibility for the fact that we didn’t qualify for the World Cup,” the coach said after his resignation. “My job as team manager ended after the Scotland game.”

Foda continued: “It was an honor and pride to coach the national team and I will remain a huge fan of the national team. I also want to thank the players for more than four wonderful years. Unfortunately, the time we spent together did not end well because we were unable to fulfill our big dream.”

“We will have a lot of fun with the national team in the next few years,” added Foda, who took charge of the Austria national team at the end of 2017.

And the German coach continued: “We started badly in the World Cup qualifiers, but then we deservedly went to the European Nations Cup and reached the last 16 for the first time. After that, unfortunately, we did not perform as well as we imagined in the World Cup qualifiers.”

Foda concluded: “I thought a lot about why our performance was inconsistent and then made my decision. The most important thing is for things to calm down now. My successor can look forward to a team with impeccable personality and a lot of potential to develop. I am convinced that we will have a lot of fun with the national team in Next years “.

Denmark officially booked its seat in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, after continuing its series of victories for the eighth consecutive round, with a clean goal against its guest, Austria, on Tuesday, at Tilia Parken Stadium, in the eighth round of Group F qualifying.

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