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Eliminated: the coaches were left out of the european championship and cost them their place

Following the failure of the Dutch national team at Euro 2020, coach Frank De Boer tendered his resignation.

Frank de Boer
Frank de Boer

After Sunday's 2-0 defeat to the Czech Republic in Budapest, Frank De Boer decided to resign as the goal of reaching the quarterfinals was not met. An expected decision after that defeat last Sunday afternoon.

"I decided not to continue as national coach. The objective has not been achieved, that is clear," said Frank de Boer in the official statement published by the KNVB (Royal Netherlands Football Association).

"The pressure is mounting now and that is not a healthy situation for me or for the squad. On the way to qualifying for the World Cup," added Frank de Boer, who joined the national team in September 2020 when his predecessor, Ronald Koeman, signed for Barcelona.

Frank de Boer took office in October 2020 and in total led 15 games (8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses). His team, which reached the European Championship. Prevailed playing at home to Ukraine (3-2) , Austria (2-0) and North Macedonia (3-0).

On the other hand, France coach Didier Dechamps said about his future: "I take on my responsibilities. I'm not worried. When we win, the credit goes first and foremost to the players, when you lose it's always the coach's fault."


 

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