Portugal head coach Fernando Santos has stepped down as Portugal head coach. This was reported by the press service of the team in its social network.
After eight years in charge of the national team, the head coach decided to leave the post of head coach. The main reason was the departure of Portugal from the 2022 World Cup.
Successes of Santos with Portugal
The Portuguese, with Santos as a coach, reached the quarterfinals at the 2022 World Cup, in which they lost to the Moroccan team (0-1).
At Euro 2020, the team reached the 1/8 finals, in which they lost minimally to Belgium.
At the World Cup in 2018, she also became a participant in the 1/8 finals, where she was weaker than Uruguay.
The main success was the victory at Euro 2016, as well as the winner of the UEFA Nations League in 2019.
What’s next for Portugal?
The national team will look for a new coach, the main candidate is Jose Mourinho.