Italy’s Francesco Calzona has become the new coach of the Slovak national football team. The 53-year-old replaced the sacked coach Stefan Tarkovic in the team and signed a contract until the end of 2023. In the event of a promotion to the Euro, the contract will also be extended for the final tournament. Report it to the Slovak Federation websiteThe new coach will be officially introduced on Friday.
Calzona will try the role of head coach for the first time, in the past he only worked as an assistant in several Italian clubs. Last season, he worked in the coaching staff of Luciano Spalletti in Naples, where he actually assisted Maurizio Sarri between 2015 and 2018.
The Slovak national team has been without a coach since June, when Tarkovic resigned after losing the Nations League to Kazakhstan. The next two games were coached by Samuel Slovak, but he also lost to Kazakhstan in the away match after defeating Azerbaijan, and the Slovaks lost the advance to the second set. Tarkovic’s successors.