Roberto Mancini has resigned as Italy Head coach. This is a according to the countries football federation as announced on Sunday August 13, 2023.
58-year-old Mancini was appointed in charge of the Azzuri in May 2018 and had a contract that due to run until the end of July 2026.
The former Manchester City boss leaves the Italian National team after taking charge of 39 wins, 13 draws and nine defeats, in which the Nazionale scored 130 goals and conceded 49.
Mancini won the 2020 EURO’S and set a new all-time world record unbeaten run for an international team before a difficult run saw them miss out on consecutive international tournaments.
The FIGC statement announcing Roberto Mancini’s resignation read;
” Considering the important and close games in qualifying for UEFA Euro 2024, the name of the new CT will be announced over the next few days,” read a statement from the FIGC.
“The Federation announces it has accepted the resignation of Roberto Mancini as coach of the Italian national team, which was received late yesterday evening.
“A significant page in the history of the Azzurri therefore closes, having opened in May 2018 and concluded with the Nations League Finals 2023. Between that, the victory at Euro 2020, a triumph achieved by a squad where all the individuals were able to form a team.”