The Venezuelan National Team faces, since last January, a different challenge: adapting to a new era, after the departure of the coach, Rafael Dudamel.
Why Dudamel leaves the Vinotinto?
Rafael Dudamel said goodbye, publicly, through
of a press release. In it, he confessed the reason for his departure. “My relationship with the leadership is gone
deteriorating rapidly in recent times and in conditions
current it was very difficult to continue. I consider it the best for
The break between the manager and the manager
it was obvious. The Venezuelan coach added that “already with an armored team, I am leaving the position of national coach
so that a new coach can be provided with working conditions
that were no longer offered to me, indispensable to achieve the long-awaited
In this way, the coach “has made the decision to take a step
side, to give up the ‘Vinotinto’ in his
best historical moment ”. The team finished 2019 in 25th place in the FIFA ranking. Your best position, since this was created
classification, in 1993.
The farewell of Dudamel
Dudumel reviewed his time in the national team and admitted
that “from the first day I assumed the
Position as national coach, in April 2016, I worked to return to
our national team the hierarchy it deserved and had achieved in years
Finally, he wanted to say goodbye to players, body
coach and the president of the Venezuelan Football Federation, Laureano
The former Venezuelan player did not talk about his future anymore
next. However, several media point to the bench of the set
Brazilian, Atlético Mineiro. With
a more competitive league, may improve some aspects for which it was
criticized like the choice of players or the changes, depending on the rival.
Conclusions: the Selection of Venezuela, about to compete
The coach recognized that the moment of
leaving the ‘Vinotinto’ is difficult since it is “at the gates of the start of a new
knockout cycle ”. Venezuelans will dispute the classification
for Qatar 2022 in the next month of March, like the rest of the teams
Latin American. Who will be the next coach to lead the
Selection from Venezuela?