Georges Leekens is no longer the coach of Hungary. The former coach of the Red Devils after seven months are making way for the Italian Marco Rossi.
That informed the Hungarian football federation on Tuesday.
The 69-year-old Leekens came on november 15 in service with Hungary, as successor of the German, Bernd Storck, but failed in the country to a victory. In oefenmatchen was lost to Kazakhstan (2-3), Scotland (0-1) and Australia (1-2) and gelijkgespeeld against belarus (1-1).
“The four games were encouraging, but real progress was not noticeable. The rejuvenation and the style of play are not in the expected pace of progress’, ruled the federation. “We have all respect for the professional skills and human qualities of Leekens and thank him for the efforts.’
Hungary now counts on Rossi to take them to the european CHAMPIONSHIP 2020, and the pilots. The 53-year-old ex-player of Brescia, Sampdoria and Piacenza was from 2012 to 2017 are already in Hungary to work as a trainer of Budapest Honved. In his last season he led the club to the title. Last season, he was the Slovakian Dunajska Streda to get started.