Roma defends sacking coach Zeman

Last Updated: Sun, Feb 03, 2013 09:00 hrs

Rome, Feb 3 (IANS) Roma director general Franco Baldini defended their decision to sack Zdenek Zeman as head coach, saying it was the only decision they could make.

The coach was officially sacked Saturday after a 2-4 home defeat to Cagliari, reports Xinhua.

"We decided to remove the coach from his post. This was the only decision we could make. We evaluated the situation and have given the team to Aurelio Andreazzoli, who has our faith," said Baldini Saturday.

"Knowing the players, this is the best decision to make at this moment. We spoke to all the management staff and the club owners gave me this responsibility," he said.

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