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Brazilian coach Carlos Alberto Torres dismissed from Azeri national team

08 June 2005 [10:04] - TODAY.AZ
A meeting was held in headquarter of AFFA with the participation of the administration of the federation yesterday.
The main topic of the meeting was discussion of the actions of the head-coach of the Azerbaijani national team Carlos Alberto Torres in the match with the Poland national team held in the selecting group stage of the world championship on June 4. An order about the Brazilian coach’s dismissal was announced in the meeting lasted about two hours.

According to the information given to APA from the Information and Relations with Public Department of AFFA, after Torres’ dismissal, the coach corps presented their retirement applications to the administration of AFFA in full composition.

The coach of the national team Elkhan Abdullayev whose retirement is not accepted informed APA that the administration of the federation would determine whether he would stay in the national team or not: “My duty is to serve the football of the country as a coach. As to retirement, I can say that it is like this in the whole world: if the head-coach is dismissed, then the coach corps, from doctor to masseur must be dismissed. We take this step according to this. In any case, the last order will be given by AFFA”.

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