Coach Vahid Halilhodzic (71) claimed to have contacted Korea, which is looking for a successor to Paulo Bento (54). However, the Korea Football Association (KFA) kept quiet.
Currently, KFA is in the midst of searching for a successor to coach Bento. Along with Michael Müller, the National Power Enhancement Commissioner, six members of the Power Enhancement Committee who will be in charge of appointing the director have been confirmed, and a group of candidates is being formed based on expertise, supervision experience, motivation, teamwork ability, and environmental factors.
KFA has declared that it will conduct all negotiations behind closed doors, but it is known that it has already contacted several candidates behind the scenes. According to overseas reports, former Valencia coach Jose Bordalas and former Brazilian coach Chichi were caught on the KFA radar, but both of them expressed their intention to refuse. 메이저사이트
Here, rumors of a contact with coach Halil Hodzic were raised. In an interview with Bosnia and Herzegovina Radio Sarajevo on the 28th (hereafter Korean time), he claimed that he had spoken directly with the Korean side.
When asked if he had any contact with Korea, coach Halil Hodzic said, “Yes. I received a phone call (from Korea), but it was a short conversation. There are many teams that call me, including the national team and clubs. Most of them are clubs. But always only short conversations. “I need a break for now. We’ll see what happens over the next few days.”
He then said that he knew that Korea had advanced to the round of 16 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. “I was watching their situation. won’t do”
In a phone call with OSEN on the 30th, a KFA official said, “We are not responding to the question of appointing director Halil Hodzic. If there is something to be announced, we will make a separate announcement.” is difficult to do,” he said.
Previously, KFA announced that it plans to finalize the appointment of a coach by the end of next month. I am thinking of preparing for the upcoming March A match with a new command tower. It means that KFA has about a month left.
Meanwhile, director Halil Hodzic also has a relationship with Korea. He led Algeria to a 4-2 victory over Korea in the group stage of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. However, coach Halil Hodzic suffered the pain of being hardened right before the World Cup due to disagreements with the players and associations after commanding Japan and Morocco in 2018 and 2022, respectively.