the Uefa decision to postpone the matches in June means that Åge Hareide is finished as Danish national coach.
Åge Hareides time as national coach for Denmark is effectively over after stormødet under the auspices of The union of European Football associations (Uefa) on Wednesday.
It shall notify the Dansk Boldspil-Union (DBU), in a press release.
the 55 member countries was with on the videomødet from Uefa, where it was decided to postpone all matches in Europe in June for a later date.
Thus, Denmark is not meeting Norway and Sweden in June, as was planned, and thus have Åge Hareide no more battles to look forward to, as Kasper Hjulmand takes over in the job after the summer.
of course, It is a sad situation for Hareide, which, however, is not surprised.
– I could slightly see where the bar sometime, and of course it is pity not to be able to say goodbye with a match on Danish soil in front of our amazing fans.
– the Situation right now is very special and very serious, and in the big picture am I not important, says Åge Hareide in a press release from the DBU.
the Norwegian managed to qualify Denmark for the WORLD cup in Russia in 2018, and also to the deferred EM right to host the event, which is now to be played next year.
– It has been an absolutely amazing time, and I would like to send a huge thank you to the players, the staff and all of you fans that have been there for me and for us all the way through.
– I’ll never forget the special moments I have experienced as national coach, says Åge Hareide.
He began in the job in the spring of 2016, and he stood at the head of Denmark in 42 matches, of which he only suffered three defeats. Åge Hareide ends thus in the midst of an impressive streak, where he had been in charge of Denmark in 34 games in a row as undefeated.
From the defeat to Montenegro in October 2016 until the sudden sentence, lost Denmark are not in the regular playing time with Norwegian on the sidelines.
A bitter defeat in the penalty shootout against Croatia in the WORLD cup-ottendedelsfinalen is included in the streak at 34 matches.
His last game for Denmark was thus 1-1 draw in Ireland, which gave Denmark a ticket to the european championship finals.