Martinez, extends contract until 2022

Written by on May 20, 2020

Roberto Martinez Belgium coach, has extended his

contract until 2022 to take him up to the World Cup in

Qatar, the Belgian football federation announced this

onWednesday.

The 46-year-old former Everton manager took over as

head coach of the Belgian national side in 2016,

leading them to third in the 2018 World Cup.

Roberto Martinez initial contract ran until Euro

2020, which has been postponed a year because of the

coronavirus pandemic.

He has overseen the Red Devils in 43 games in total,

notching up 34 wins, six draws and just three defeats,

leaving Belgium as FIFA’s number one ranked team.

Martinez kicked off his coaching career with Swansea

in 2007 before moving on to Wigan in 2009, notably

winning the 2013 FA Cup against Manchester City

but also suffering relegation from the Premier League.

He then coached Everton before signing up with

Belgium, taking over from Marc Wilmots.

(AFP)



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