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3. WORLD CUP: Carlos Alberto Parreira quits Brazil; 17 gone after 10 days
July 19th, 2006 2:54PM



Carlos Alberto Parreira's resignation 10 days after the end of the 2006 World Cup means that only 15 of the 32 World Cup coaches are still at the helm/
Still in charge:
Angola: Luis Oliveira Goncalves.
Czech Republic: Karel Bruckner.
Ecuador: Luis Fernando Suarez.
France: Raymond Domenech.
Netherlands: Marco van Basten.
Paraguay: Anibal Ruiz.
Portugal: Luiz Felipe Scolari.
Saudi Arabia: Marcos Paqueta.
Spain: Luis Aragones.
Sweden: Lars Lagerback.
Switzerland: Kobi Kuhn.
Togo: Otto Pfister.
Tunisia: Roger Lemerre.
Ukraine: Oleg Blokhin.
Argentina: Jose Pekerman (resigned after quarterfinal loss to Germany.)
Australia: Guus Hiddink (resigned after second-round loss to Italy; named Russia coach)/
Brazil: Carlos Alberto Parreira (coach of quarterfinal loser to France resigned July 19.)
Costa Rica: Alexandre Guimaraes (resigned after first-round exit.)
Croatia: Zlatko Kranjcar (fired after first-round exit.)
England: Sven-Goran Eriksson (Agreed before finals to step down. Steve McClaren takes over team that exited in quarterfinals.)
Germany: Juergen Klinsmann (Quit after guiding host to third-place finish. Replaced by assistant Joachim Loew.
Ghana: Ratomir Dujkovic (Resigned a week after Ghana's second round loss to Brazil.)
Italy: Marcello Lippi (Resigned after winning World Cup. Replaced by Roberto Donadoni.)
Iran: Branko Ivankovic (Sacked after first-round exit, replaced by Amir Qalenoei .)
Ivory Coast: Henri Michel (Resigned after first-round exit; now at helm of Qatar club Al Arabi.)
Japan: Zico (Resigned after first-round exit. Now coach of Turkish club Fenerbahce. Japan set to hire former Yugoslavia coach Ivica Osim.)
Mexico: Ricardo La Volpe (Out of contract. Not expected to continue. Mexico fell in round of 16 to Argentina, La Volpe's native land.)
Poland: Pawel Janas (Resigned after first-round exit, replaced by Dutchman Leo Beenhakker.)
Serbia and Montenegro: Ilija Petkovic (Resigned after first-round exit. Replaced as coach of Sebria by former Spain coach Javier Clemente.)
South Korea: Dick Advocaat (Resigned after first-round exit and landed at Russian club Zenit St Petersburg. South Korea promoted his assistant, Pim Verbeek.)
Trinidad & Tobago: Leo Beenhakker (Resigned after first-round exit; now Poland coach.)
USA: Bruce Arena (Contract not renewed after first-round exit. Now coach of New York Red Bulls.)

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