Former Iran football coach Marc Wilmots files complaint

Source : IANS
Author : IANS
Last Updated: Mon, May 18th, 2020, 09:03:38hrs

Tehran, May 18 (IANS) Former Iran national soccer head coach Marc Wilmots has said that he has filed a complaint against Iran to FIFA and is waiting for the verdict.

Wilmots was appointed in May to lead Iran in their quest for a sixth World Cup appearance, but left his position as coach of Iran after six matches in charge in early December.

"I've filed a complaint against Iran to FIFA. The case is running and I am waiting for the verdict," said Wilmots on Sunday as per Tehran Times daily, writes Xinhua news agency.

Under coaching of Wilmots, Iran defeated Hong Kong and Cambodia in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers but lost to Bahrain and Iraq in Group C that left Iran in the third place in the group.

Iran's Football Federation Secretary General Mehdi Mohammad Nabi said that "Wilmots has filed a complaint to FIFA to get his full payment but we should not give him money for his irresponsibility. He left his job half-finished."