January 9 News Official news, former Belgian national team coach Roberto Martinez as Portuguese national team coach.
Martinez attended the inauguration conference tonight and officially took over the coach of the Five Shields.
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Martinez is 49 years old and a Spanish coach. He will leave the Belgian coach post after the 2022 World Cup.
Martinez coached the Belgian team for 6 years, with a record of 56 wins, 13 draws and 11 losses. He won the third place in the 2018 World Cup, reached the quarter-finals of the European Cup in 2021, and was eliminated from the 2022 World Cup group.
The Portuguese team stopped in the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup. The old coach Santos left after the World Cup, ending his 8-year coaching career with the Portuguese team.
This year the Portuguese national team will play four qualifying games for Euro 2024, namely Portugal-Liechtenstein (March 23), Luxembourg-Portugal (March 26), Portugal-Bosnia (June 17) and Iceland-Portugal