A little over a week after the U.S. females’s nationwide football group was jumped from the World Cup, head trainer Vlatko Andonovski is tipping down, the U.S. Soccer Federation introduced Thursday.
“All of us at U.S. Soccer thank Vlatko for his dedication to our Women’s National Team over the past four years,” U.S. Soccer Sporting Director Matt Crocker stated.
“Vlatko worked tirelessly for this team and has been a strong and positive leader for our women’s program. We’re grateful for everything he has contributed to U.S. Soccer and know he has a bright future in the sport,” Crocker stated.
Twila Kilgore was called acting head trainer while the look for Andonovski’s substitute is underway, the federation stated. Kilgore worked as assistant trainer for the USWNT for the previous year as well as a fifty percent.
News of the separation comes a bit greater than one week after the U.S. Women’s National Team experienced an unsatisfactory as well as unanticipated very early leave from the World Cup.
The USWNT linked Portugal and afterwards had face to Sweden.
Sweden onAug 6 beat the U.S. females 5-4 on charges, knocking them from the competitors.
Andonovski, 44, that was birthed in Skopje, North Macedonia, was called head trainer of the females’s nationwide group in October of 2019. He was the 9th head trainer of the group in its 38-year background.
He had actually formerly been a head trainer with the National Women’s Soccer League, which he provided for 7 years– 5 with FC Kansas City as well as 2 with Reign FC, U.S. Soccer has actually stated.
Before that he played properly, in Europe and afterwards in the U.S. He bet the Wichita Wings in Kansas, and afterwards with the Kansas City Comets, California Cougars as well as Philadelphia Kixx, according to his biography.
Andonovski stated after the loss to Sweden that he was ravaged for his group, which was wishing to win its third-consecutive World Cup title.
“I see the players in tears, it hurts,” he stated at a post-game press conference, throughout which sometimes the he appeared on the edge of rips himself.
Andonovski stated, “I love them all … they’re my friends.”
Andonovski changed Jill Ellis as head of the group. Ellis introduced she would certainly tip down after the USWNT won the last World Cup, which was kept in 2019. Under Andonovski, the group won the bronze medal at the 2021Tokyo Olympics