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Italian football plans to continue attending Mancini

Italian football federation. He still wants to work with trainer Roberto Mancini, despite his recent failure to secure a ticket for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

According to Italian publication Corriere dello Sport ufabet. Italian Football Federation president Gabriele Gravina wants Mancini to remain in charge of the Italian national team. It proposed a joint project at the 2026 World Cup so the 57-year-old coach does not decide to resign.

The 1-0 defeat to North Macedonia in the 2022 World Cup play-off semi-finals is something that fans and Italians alike will find difficult to accept. Because it’s worse than losing Portugal in the finals. It is predict that many veteran players will leave the national team, and possibly including Mancini. Who has retired as a trainer.

Still, Gravina as the Big Boss of the Italian Football Federation Still happy to work with Mancini. Although the Azzurri have failed to qualify for the World Cup twice in a row. According to news reports, the two sides will meet and talk in the next few days. Or after the warm-up game against Turkey on Tuesday.

The Azzurri were feted as national heroes after they won the European Championship in July 2021 but the team have crashed back to earth after missing out on the World Cup finals for the second time running.

“Just as we accepted the praise last summer, we must accept the criticism coming our way, but I must try to protect this national team,” Gravina added.