Bauza replaces van Marwijk as Saudi Arabia World Cup coach

  • Reuters, Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:59 PM
Dutchman Bert van Marwijk, who qualified Saudi Arabia for the 2018 World Cup, is out as head coach. Argentine Edgardo Bauza will replace van Marwijk, whose contract expired at the end of the qualifying campaign.

“I ended the negotiations," van Marwijk told Dutch broadcaster NOS. "Last week, after qualifying for the World Cup, a number of people were sacked from my staff, which I think is unacceptable. I now hear from the media that there is a successor. So now I know it’s over."

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