It is now official, Jose PEKERMAN is no longer the coach of the Colombian National Team.
There were rumors that PEKERMAN would step down and others stating he would stay on but it has now been made official, Jose PEKERMAN is no longer the coach of the Colombian National Team. Ramon JESARUN, the president of the Colombia FAN had this to say:
“It hurts, but it’s a personal decision and had nothing to do with money or Pascual LEZCANO.”
CONFIRMED: José Pékerman has stepped down as Colombia manager.
He's the longest serving and most successful coach in the country's history.
Football Federation President Ramón Jesarún: "It hurts, but it's a personal decision and had nothing to do with money or Pascual Lezcano."
— Carl Worswick (@cworswick) September 4, 2018
PEKERMAN was Colombian’s longest lasting coach and there are already rumors that he the Argentina U20 World Cup winner could come back and work with the AFA. PEKERMAN was linked with the general manager position as well as once more becoming the senior coach of the Argentina National Team.