About Us   Jobs   Contact Us      


 
Google  

Cuba Coach Fanz Demoted
    2008-10-14 10:10:27     Xinhua

German Reinhold Fanz has been demoted as coach of Cuba, a soccer official said on Monday, after his side lost 6-1 to the U.S. at the weekend.

 

Fanz will stay on as an advisor while former coach Raul Gonzalez Triana takes charge, Cuba Football Association technical director William Bennet said.

 

U.S. and Cuba media reported that midfielder Pedro Faife and forward Reynier Alcantara defected before Saturday's match.

 

State television said the pair had "betrayed the unity of their team and given in to the temptation of the empire's money".

 

Fanz, who had coaching spells with Bundesliga clubs Hannover 96 and Eintracht Frankfurt, arrived in March aiming for World Cup qualification and has been working for free with the football association covering his living and travel expenses.

 

However Cuba, who last reached the World Cup finals in 1938, have lost all four games of their six-match CONCACAF third qualifying round group section and lie bottom of in group.

 
Share

               
Recommend


CRIENGLISH.com claims the copyright of all material and information produced originally by our staff. No person, organization and/or company shall reproduce, disseminate or broadcast the content in any manner whatsoever without the express written permission of CRIENGLISH.com.

CRIENGLISH.com holds neither liability nor responsibility for materials attributed to any other source. Such information is provided as reportage and dissemination of information but does not necessarily reflect the opinion of or endorsement by CRI.

Also on our site
China | World
• Russian Natural Gas Supplies to Balkans Halted
• Three Israeli Soldiers Killed in Friendly Fire in Gaza
• Polanski's Lawyers Seek to Have Sex Case Dismissed
• Foreign Journalists still Not Allowed into Gaza
• US VP-elect Joe Biden to Visit Pakistan
• China Curbs Overseas Trips on Public Expense
Business | Sports | SciTech
• China Issues Long-awaited 3G Licenses
• Wahaha, Danone Start Trademark Arbitration
• GM Reports 31 Percent Sales Decline in U.S. Market
• Call for More Overseas Talents
• Bulgarian Figure Skating Champion Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Prison
• China's Mission to Mars Set for Take-off
Life | Showbiz
• A Seemingly Endless Scandal
• Asian Art Top Show Kicks off in Beijing
• Behind-the-Scene Photos of "Look for a Star"
• Universal Pictures Movies Set New B.O. Record in 2008
• Tan Dun's Deep Pool of talent
• Top 10 Shows in 2008 
Webcast  
• China Drive, Afternoon, 2009-01-07
• China Drive, Afternoon, 2009-01-06
• China Drive, Morning, 2009-01-06
• Official Property Declaration System
• India handed over evidence of Mumbai attacks to Pakistan
• EU delegation holds talks to push for a cease-fire in Gaza
• Mubarak Meets with EU Troika on Gaza Situation
• Bush says any Gaza ceasefire must stop Hamas rocket fire
 
View the Messages