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|Argentina part ways with Jorge Sampaoli after World Cup disappointment
| sbobet online 24 Jorge Sampaoli has stepped down as Argentina head coach following their disappointing World Cup campaign.Sampaoli took over a year ago charged with putting together a side to first reach the 2018 World Cup in Russia and then mount a challenge for the trophy.Argentina, thanks largely to the brilliance of Lionel Messi, qualified for the tournament with a win in their last match.
However, they scraped out of their group thanks to a late Marcos Rojo winner in their final match against Nigeria, and were beaten 4-3 by eventual winners France in the last 16."The Argentine Football Association [AFA] and the ex-coach of the national team Jorge Sampaoli today reached a mutual agreement to rescind his contract," the AFA said in a statement on Sunday.
The AFA thanked 58-year-old Sampaoli and his assistants, who have also left their positions, for their services.The decision means that Argentina, world champions in 1978 and 1986, are looking for their fourth coach in four years.The split with Sampaoli, who led Chile to the Copa America title in 2015 with victory over Argentina in the final, sbobet online 24 was expected even though he had a contract until 2022.
sbobet online 24 He inherited an ageing squad under a chaotic soccer federation and never looked like putting his stamp on a side that was inconsistent for most of his tenure.It means Argentina - who have had three different coaches since Alejandro Sabella led them to the World Cup final in 2014 - are back to square one in their search for a first major international title since winning the Copa America in 1993.