Roberto Martinez to stay Belgium coach till 2022 FIFA World Cup: Reports


Belgian media reported on Saturday that Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has expanded his contract through to the 2020 World Cup in Qatar.

Newspapers said Martinez would remain in charge through to the next World Cup after conceding a new two-year deal while there is no official evidence from the Belgian football association.

Martinez contract was up after this year’s European Championships, which is shifted a year back due to COVID-19 outbreak.

In order to take Belgium to Euro 2021, craved to stay in charge over the last weeks, Spanish-born Martinez said in an interview, where they are captivated in Group B and will be against Denmark, Finland and Russia.

By winning 10 qualifers, smashing 10 goals and conceding just three, the team is on the top of the FIFA world ranking.

The report added that the 46-year-old, the former Wigan Athletic and Everton manager, took Belgium to third place at the World Cup and is popular among the players.


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