Poland coach: My time with national team ending
Poland coach Franciszek Smuda says his contract ends with the
European Championship and that his ”adventure with the national
team is ending.”
Tournament co-host Poland was knocked out of Euro 2012 on
Saturday after losing 1-0 to the Czech Republic.
Smuda brushed aside questions that he would step down after his
team’s failure to reach the quarterfinals, which was the minimum
goal set by the Polish Football Federation.
But he said: ”I don’t have to resign because I have a contract
that runs through Euro 2012. … The contract ends because I had an
oral agreement with the head of the Polish FA and I know what will
He thanked the players, the Polish FA and the fans for their