The result is known after four consecutive defeats in the qualifying rounds, dropping Celeste to seventh in the table.
Oscar Tabares He was sacked as coach of the Uruguayan football team this Friday, the National Federation said in a statement that the 15-year and 8-month process of the technical director in charge of the sky team has come to an end.
“AUF Executive Committee, Mr. Oscar reports that Washington have decided to terminate the contract of Tabares and the senior team coaching staff.The report of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) said.
After four consecutive defeats in the last two dates for the South American World Cup, Celeste was relegated to seventh in the table without any qualifying chances.
The AUF text emphasizes that the Committee accepted the decision to “make a commitment to the future and achieve results that we all believe in, based on the current circumstances.”
“We know it’s a tough decision, it’s going to make us better or worse in history. Game 890 After hearing the news and meeting with the training staff, he said, “It was done with the utmost respect and with the utmost understanding on both sides.”
“I think there was empathy, they understood where we were (…) no doubt it was not what they wanted, but it was considered the best,” he added.
The 74-year-old ‘Maestro’ Tabares has completed an extensive process of three decades as Uruguay’s technical director, making him the longest-serving coach on the same football team.
In addition, Tabares had his first spin as a Celeste coach between 1988 and 1990.
After the three rounds of the South American qualifying rounds for the Qatar-2022 World Cup ended in October, questions about its current continuation began to feel strong a month ago.
The team fell 3-0 against Argentina and 4-1 in Brazil, hitting hard among fans and the national team after a goalless draw with Colombia at home.
At the time, the leaders ’discomfort was not much with the results, but due to the team’s lack of attitude and the unrest in the locker room, the players would not have received strong messages from the coaches. .
However, after meeting with training staff weeks ago at the Celeste campus, the national team’s training center, the leaders decided to give DD another chance.
But that opportunity disappeared after the defeats against Argentina (1-0) and Bolivia (3-0) on the last day of November, which put Celeste seventh in the table.
Tabares leaves the national team after a successful process that changed the image of La Celeste worldwide.
Under his tutelage, the team regained the brilliance of the previous season, qualifying for three consecutive World Championships, reaching the semi-finals of South Africa-2010 and finishing fifth in Russia-2018. In addition, he won the 2011 Copa Amrica in Argentina.
In his statement, the AUF Committee stated that his dismissal was “fundamentally” not meant to “neglect Tabares’ key contribution to Uruguay’s football”.
“We congratulate and recognize the basic sporting achievements of these 15 years, which put Uruguay back in first place in world football.”
According to Casales, the leaders have not yet communicated a possible succession. “We are going to analyze it quickly, but not in a hurry. Nothing is going to happen immediately, but we are already doomed to the next stage,” the AUF spokesman said, promising that they had not yet handled the names of future astronauts. (D)