Renard resigns as Saudi Arabia coach

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Published: 2023-03-29 14:24

Last Updated: 2024-06-19 21:20


Renard resigns as Saudi Arabia coach
Renard resigns as Saudi Arabia coach

Herve Renard has resigned as Saudi Arabia coach, the country's football federation announced on Tuesday.

Frenchman Renard, 54, took the Green Falcons to a memorable World Cup group-stage victory over Argentina in November.

Renard's departure was confirmed after Tuesday's 2-1 friendly defeat by Bolivia.

"The Saudi Arabian Football Federation Board of Directors has agreed on the contract termination of the head coach of the Saudi national team Mr Herve Renard upon his request," the governing body said on Twitter.

"A legal settlement has been reached to end the contract between the two parties.

Hervé Renard became Saudi Arabia’s manager in 2019.