Iceland coach resigns after failing to reach Euro 2020


Iceland coach announces his resignation after failing to qualify for “Euro 2020”.

  • Swedish Erik Hamren with Iceland (archive)

Iceland coach Erik Hamrin announced his resignation from his current position, today, Saturday, after failing to qualify for the European Championship, “Euro 2020”.

Hamrin, who assumed responsibility in 2018, said that he decided to resign from his post after failing to achieve his goal, which is to return Iceland to the European Nations Championship, which will start next March.

Iceland suffered a loss against Hungary, last Thursday, with a score (1-2) that eliminated it completely, yet Hamrin will lead the next two remaining matches of the team in the group stage of the European Nations League against Denmark, tomorrow, Sunday, and England next Wednesday.

Hamrin, 63, assumed responsibility after the departure of Himir Hallgrimson after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

It is noteworthy that the coach of the Georgia national team since 2016, the Slovakian Vladimir Weiss, The oldest On the same step after the Georgian national team’s defeat by North Macedonia (0-1), and the failure to reach Euro 2020.


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