Peseiro quits as Venezuela coach earlier than World Cup qualifiers


CARACAS (AP) — José Peseiro stop as Venezuela head coach on Friday, simply two weeks earlier than the nationwide group resumes South American World Cup qualifying with video games towards Argentina, Peru and Paraguay.

Venezuelan soccer federation president Jorge Giménez instructed a information convention he’d acquired a letter from Peseiro on Thursday asking for the contract to be terminated due to money owed owed to him and his staffers.

Giménez didn’t give any monetary particulars associated to Peseiro’s departure, and likewise did not say who will take over as coach for the qualifying matches.

The 61-year-old Peseiro took the Venezuela job in February final 12 months to interchange Rafael Dudamel.

Venezuela, which has by no means certified for a World Cup, is in ninth place in continental qualifying with 4 factors after six matches.

South America has 4 direct spots for Qatar 2022. The fifth-place group will go into an inter-continental playoff.


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