Oscar Tabarez has been sacked as Uruguay coach, ending his 15-year reign on the helm of the nationwide group.
The 74-year-old returned for his second spell answerable for Uruguay in 2006 – having additionally been within the position between 1988-1990 – after La Celeste’s failure to succeed in the World Cup that 12 months.
He led them to fourth place on the 2010 World Cup and presided over success within the 2011 Copa America.
Nonetheless, after shedding their previous 4 video games in World Cup 2022 qualifying, together with a 3-0 defeat in Bolivia on Tuesday, Tabarez has been dismissed with Uruguay sitting in seventh place with 4 wins from their 14 video games (D4 L6).
With 4 video games remaining, they’re only one level off Colombia within the fourth and closing automated qualification spot, however the Uruguayan Soccer Affiliation (AUF) has taken the choice to behave now.
Comunicado de la AUF – 19/11/2021 pic.twitter.com/OSVXn2qpG4
— Selección Uruguaya (@Uruguay) November 19, 2021
An announcement launched by the AUF on Friday stated: “[This is] a tough determination as a result of current circumstances, in a dedication to the longer term and the achievement of the outcomes all of us need.
“We categorical our respect and acknowledgment to [Tabarez’s] professionalism and dedication for such an extended course of.”
Tabarez boasts the information for many video games (74, together with play-offs) and most wins (31) as head coach within the historical past of South American World Cup qualifying.
Throughout his first stint answerable for the nationwide group, Tabarez took Uruguay to the 1990 World Cup, being eradicated within the spherical of 16 by hosts Italy.
After his re-appointment in 2006, the previous Boca Juniors and Milan boss took his nation to an additional three World Cups (2010, 2014 and 2018).
74 – Óscar Washington Tábarez is the supervisor with probably the most video games (74, together with playoffs, all for Uruguay) and most wins (31) within the historical past of the South American WCQ. Maestro. pic.twitter.com/BRVK50wDDD
— OptaJoao (@OptaJoao) November 19, 2021