Australia’s ladies’ football mentor Alen Stajcic was sacked Saturday only months out from the World Cup in the midst of worries over “working environment” and “player welfare” issues.
The move comes in spite of directing the Matildas to as high as fourth in the FIFA world rankings in a standout amongst their best times since being named in 2014.
Football Federation Australia boss David Gallop said he had lost confidence in Stajcic.
“A definitive obligation regarding driving change and driving a superior domain that puts the group in the most ideal position to accomplish what they are able to do, rests with the head mentor,” he said.
“We never again have certainty that Alen is the ideal individual to lead the group and staff.”
The ladies’ World Cup happens in France in June and July, while Australia are because of play New Zealand, South Korea and Argentina on home soil in the Tournament of Nations from February 8.
Run refered to two as of late led classified FFA overviews to assess the standard of the group condition and culture.
This incorporated a “prosperity review” just as a “sexual orientation uniformity culture overview”.
He said the outcomes, alongside meetings with players and staff, had driven FFA to discover that the group condition was “unacceptable” and change was required.
No particular subtleties of the issues were given.
“FFA is focused on giving the most ideal condition to the Matildas and this change is being made in view of that objective,” he said.
“We will keep on evaluating different parts of the group set-up and screen the Matildas condition in the coming many months as we work for the FIFA Women?s World Cup in France.”