Today, Sunday, there was great surprise in the press that the Saudi Arabian Football Association has decided on the identity of the new national team coach who will replace French coach Herve Renard.
In recent days, the Saudi Arabian Football Association has announced that it has granted Herve Renard’s request not to complete the remaining period of his contract with Al Akhdar, and formal legal procedures have been settled between the two parties to terminate the contract, with the French coach officially coaching his country’s women’s national team.
According to Moroccan newspaper Le360, the Saudi Arabian Football Association is making a major offer to Moroccan manager Walid Regragui, who will succeed Hervé Renard as Al Akhdar boss.
Waleed Al Rakraki, 47, garnered headlines in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final in Qatar after leading his country, the Atlas Lions, to a historic achievement by reaching the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar as first Arab. and African achievements.
According to a report by the International Federation of History and Statistics (IFFHS), Waleed Al-Rakraki was ranked third in the 2022 World’s Best Coaches, while Herve Renard was ranked eighth.