Reinaldo Rueda and Chile break up

The Colombian Reinaldo
Wheel he stopped being the coach of the national football team Chile, a position he had held for two years, the Chilean Federation announced on Wednesday.

The Federation is now seeking a new coach in anticipation of the resumption in March of qualifying for the South American zone for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.


“The Chilean Soccer Federation (FFCH) announces that the technical director Reinaldo Rueda has reached an agreement to stop directing the Chilean team,” the Federation said in a statement.

The FFCH highlights “the dedication, work and commitment” of Rueda, who had taken the head of the Chilean team on January 8, 2018 and whose main result was a fourth place for La Roja in the Copa América in Brazil. in 2019.

From now on, “the FFCH is free to look for a new technical director, in accordance with the decided lines and with the aim of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022,” the statement added.

Rueda, 63, is approached by the Colombian Football Federation (FCF) to replace the Portuguese Carlos Queiroz as coach, fired in early December.