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Italy Coach Ventura Sacked After World Cup Failure – Starr Fm

Gian Piero Ventura has been sacked as Italy coach after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Italy faced Sweden in a two-legged World Cup qualification play-off and ultimately fell short of expectations, losing 1-0 on aggregate thanks to the first-leg defeat in Sweden. The four-time world …

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France Coach Deschamps extends contract to 2020 – Starr Fm

Deschamps took over in 2012 and led Les Bleus to the final of Euro 2016 on home soil, where they lost to Portugal. He led them to next year’s World Cup with just one defeat in their 10 qualifying matches. FFF president Noel Le Graet said at a press conference …

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We’ve not rejected State Burial – Addo’s family – Starr Fm

The spokesperson of the former Black Stars coach Herbert Obuobi Addo, Philip Addo has debunked reports the family has rejected a state funeral for the late trainer. The late Addo won the Ghana Premiere League on five occasions with four different clubs, a historic feat that is yet to …

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South Africa to Name Coach Next Week – Starr Fm

The South African Football Association (SAFA) announced Wednesday that it has finalized an agreement with the successful candidate and is in the process of formalizing the legal arrangements by exchanging signatures. The developments bring to a close a thorough, but lengthy process of seeking a replacement for former coach …

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Alcaraz named Algeria coach – Starr Fm

Lucas Alcaraz has been named as the new coach of Algeria, the country’s football federation announced on Thursday in a short statement. The 50-year-old Spaniard was available after being sacked by his hometown team, La Liga strugglers Granada, on Monday. Alcaraz, who was replaced at Granada by former Arsenal …

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