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Camacho's embarrassing records in China

People's Daily Online)  09:18, June 26, 2013  

China's head coach Jose Antonio Camacho receives an interview after arriving at Beijing Capital International Airport, Aug. 13, 2011. (Photo/Xinhua)

Edited and translated by Li Qian, People's Daily Online

China's soccer authority officially announced on Monday that they've decided to end the contract with national team coach Jose Antonio Camacho, and the seeking for his successor has been initiated.

Camacho, who agreed to step down in calm, was appointed in 2011 with a reported 2.8 million euros-per-year contract that should expire in August, 2014 till the Brazil World Cup.

Under Camacho, China claimed a 7-2-11 record out of 20 outings. In the latest FIFA rankings, the former Asian Cup runners-up were in the 95th position, slightly up from a historical low of 109th in last March.

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(Editor:LiQian、Zhang Qian)


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