Russia 2018: Poland Sacks National Coach After Early World Cup Exit

Russia 2018: Poland Sacks National Coach After Early World Cup Exit
Adam Nawalka, National coach of the Poland National football team relieved of his duties after an early exit from the world Cup on Tuesday/ Photo Credit: Dreamtimes.com
After five years of Coaching Poland National Football team, Adam Nawalka’s contract of coaching the National team has been abruptly cut short owing to their embarrassing and early exit from the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia at the Group stage on Tuesday.

The 60-year-old Adam Nawalka who was downtrodden about their demeaning exit from the world Cup said:

“I feel responsible for the fact that at the World Cup we didn’t fulfil our plans nor the expectations of supporters.”

Poland was fixed in Group H in Russia and have lost to Senegal and Columbia. Having Senegal beat them 2-1 and Columbia 3-0, they managed to narrowly scale through Japan in a 1-0 victory which eventually showed them their way out of Russia.

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Zbigniew Boniek, The head of the Polish Football Federation, the governing body of Polish Football, has officially declared on Tuesday that the outgoing coach will not have his contract extended beyond the 30th of July after the National team under his management failed to advance beyond the Group Stage of the World cup tournament.

The outgoing coach took responsibility for the failure of his team in Russia and also admitted to the fact that he did not do justice in choosing the right players for the tournament even after coaching the Poland national football team since November, 2013.

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“We are now looking for a new coach,” Boniek added in a News conference.

He further said that: “I’d like to say a big thank you to Adam Nawalka for his five years work.”

 

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