The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has announced that they have parted ways with coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Stedojevic.
The association agreed to mutually part ways after the Zambians were knocked out in the group stages of the COSAFA Cup. Zambia finished the group campaign with one victory in four matches a they finished third behind South Africa and Mozambique.
“FAZ can confirm that it has reached a mutual separation agreement with its senior Men’s National Team coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic. After a meeting between FAZ and the coach, it was agreed that in the interest of progress for both parties they had to separate,” said FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala in a statement.
Sredojevic thanked FAZ for the support he was given during his spell as coach of senior national team.
“I am grateful to the Zambian people, the players, coaches, officials and the fans who supported me in various ways during my stay. All the positive experience with Chipolopolo Zambia I will use in my career ahead and would like to wish all the best to Zambia,” Micho said.
Zambia have not qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations which will be played in January and the exit from the COSAFA Cup sealed the fate of the Serbian coach.