Radovan Curcic’s dropped from Managerial Position

Radovan Curcic’s time as the Serbian national team manager was recently brought to an end.


Radovan Curcic’s time as the Serbian national team manager was recently brought to an end.

The Serbia’s football federation have announced Slavoljub Muslin as his replacement. The 62-year-old will focus on making Serbia strong once again. Only a few years ago, the presence of high quality players like Nemanja Vidic and Branislav Ivanovic at the peak of the careers saw Serbia make some great strides with regard to international football. However, progress has come crashing down with the national team failing to qualify for the Euro 2016. As a result,.

The real test for him begins in September when the World Cup 2018 qualification matches begin. The upcoming friendlies against Israel and Russia will provide great opportunities forMuslin to understand his squad. Serbia start their World Cup qualification campaign with a home game against Republic of Ireland in September. This will be one of the stern tests for the nation, as Ireland have been on an up in recent years. After having just qualified for the Euro 2016, a good tournament will only boost the confidence of the Ireland players. On the contrary, not doing well at the European championships may help Serbia get a good start.

Serbia are in the group involving teams like Ireland, Moldova, Austria, Wales, and Georgia.Muslin is one of the respected coaches in world football after having immense experience in the game. He has been in countries like France, Russia and Belgium for coaching times. He is popularly known for his spell with Red Star Belgrade and Belgian outfit Standard Liège. The Euro 2016 qualifying campaign was a disaster for Serbia, as they could only take two victories from eight games. Hence, they finished just one place above the bottom of the group to be eliminated in embarrassing fashion.

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