After losing the Qatar 2022 tournament in the group stage, Belgium sacked Roberto Martinez and are now looking for a “resolutely ambitious” coach.
The Belgian Football Federation published, this Tuesday, a job advertisement to appoint a new coach to replace the Spaniard Roberto Martínez, who left the “red devils” after being eliminated in the group stage of the World Cup.
The “profile” the federation is looking for is a “determinedly ambitious” coach with “world-class international experience, tactical knowledge and ideas, as well as adequate interpersonal skills”, according to a job offer published by the Royal Belgian Football Association.
“We are looking for a serial winner who has experience managing the best players in the world,” adds the federation, which requires applicants to submit their entries before January 10, 2023.
“The federation’s new coach knows how to bet on forming a cohesive group and integrating young players. He is a tactician who bases his selections on data, techniques and objective criteria and uses the experience and sports structure of the federation. He knows how to win trophies in world-famous competitions,” adds the candidate’s description.
Belgium Remained in the Group Stage at Qatar 2022
He will also be a “Belgian football ambassador” who will help “promote the values” of the federation and will be available “full-time”, according to the advertisement, which is spelled “Gender Male” for “simplicity”, but if applies to both “masculine and feminine” or neuter genders.
The position became vacant after Martínez left the Belgian bench after the World Cup, after more than six years in charge.
Shortly after being knocked out, Red Devils captain, 31-year-old Real Madrid striker Eden Hazard, announced his retirement from the team. But players like Kevin De Bruyne, Thibaut Courtois, Romelu Lukaku and Yannick Carrasco are still available for the national team.
“The Red Devils held the top spot in the world rankings for four years, qualified for a finals four times and finished third at the World Cup in Russia. But the early exclusion at the World Cup in Qatar was disappointing,” the team said. federation. in this point.
The show concludes, “All elements are in place to return for future success. It will be up to the new coach to capitalize on this and lead us to further success.”