Former coach of Shakhtar Mircea Lucescu dismissed from the post of chief coach of the national team of Turkey
Romanian specialist used to coach the Turkish national team less than two years and was unable to fulfil team tasks.
According to the official website of the football Federation of Turkey, the contract with Mircea Lucescu was terminated by mutual consent of the parties.
Under the guidance of the 73-year-old specialist the Turks failed to qualify for the world Cup 2018. In the qualifying group, which also played the national team of Ukraine, the team took fourth place.
In addition, the Turkish national team became last in their group of the League of Nations and flew in a division With the newly established tournament.
Mircea Lucescu headed the Turkish national team from August 2017 and in the debut match he defeated by Ukraine in qualifying for the 2018 world Cup. Only under his leadership, the Turks held 17 fights, winning only four wins. Six games ended in a draw.
According to Turkish media, Mircea Lucescu, the team’s head coach will replace þenol Gunesh, who now heads the Istanbul Besiktas, and will work with the national team in qualifying for Euro 2020.
Earlier it was reported that was held the draw for the qualifying round of the European Championship on football which will pass in 2020.
The national team of Ukraine, which during the draw were in the second cart were in group B. Rivals of wards of Andrey Shevchenko became Portugal, Serbia, Lithuania and Luxembourg.
If the national team of Ukraine will not be able to qualify for the European Championship, it will have an additional chance to get to the final stage of the tournament via the playoffs thanks to the victory in the group of the League of Nations.
Previously also held the draw for the final stage of the debut of the League of Nations the League. All the games decisive phase of the tournament will be held in June 2019 in Portugal.
The results of the draw in the semifinal match of the League of Nations Portugal will meet with Switzerland and the Netherlands with England.
We will remind, earlier the head coach of Ukraine national team Andriy Shevchenko told, how the team will go to Euro 2020.
As reported Politeka, UEFA had previously announced a record prize pool of Euro-2020.
Also Politeka wrote that UEFA have identified the country that will host the championship of Europe on football in 2024.