Ex-coach Marc Wilmots believes in the chances of the Red Devils to be crowned world champion.
“The Belgian team has everything you need: class, no injuries, some luck and a lot of experience,” writes Marc Wilmots in a column in the German voetbaltijdschrift Kicker.
Belgium meets Tuesday in St. Petersburg to France to a place in the final. “At our big neighbour, the chances are fiftyfifty’, according to Wilmots. “If you individually look at it, Belgium is perhaps even slightly in favor, because there is also on the bank’s massive quality. The contest would be a worthy final, and Belgium has a real chance for the world championship to tackle.’
Wilmots was from 2012 until 2016 national coach of the Devils. Under his guidance, persuaded Belgium, both at the world cup 2014 and european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 the quarter-finals. After the tournament in France, which ended with a damp squib against Wales, he left.
Last year, he was a few months coach of the Ivory coast, but he did not succeed in the African country to the world Cup to guide them.
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