Italy coach Roberto Mancini indicators contract extension till 2026-Sports activities Information , Novi Reporter
Former Italy ahead Mancini took over in Could 2018 and was charged with serving to his nation overlook the humiliation of failing to qualify for that yr’s World Cup.
Rome: Italy coach Roberto Mancini has signed a brand new deal that runs till June 2026, the Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC) introduced on Monday.
Former Italy ahead Mancini took over in Could 2018 and was charged with serving to his nation overlook the humilation of failing to qualify for that yr’s World Cup.
“We needed to hold on with our work. Past profitable a trophy, we’ve got a mission to work on,” FIGC president Gabriele Gravina mentioned.
Mancini, 56, has led Italy to qualification for Euro 2020, which the Azzurri will kick off in Rome on 11 June, and the Nations League semi-finals and likewise has three wins from as many 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
He additionally coached Italy to 11 straight wins in 2019, breaking a report that had stood for the reason that Nineteen Thirties.
“I am very completely satisfied… we need to proceed a job that has began to bear fruit. Within the subsequent yr we can have the Euro, the Nations League finals and the World Cup,” mentioned Mancini.
“The objective is to win understanding that it will not be straightforward and that we’ll want a little bit of luck.”
Italy’s subsequent matches are friendlies towards San Marino and the Czech Republic, on 28 Could and 4 June, within the build-up to the European Championship.
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