Australian soccer says no inquiry into firing of Stajcic

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Football Federation Australia chief govt David Run says there won’t be an inquiry into the controversial firing of frail national women’s coach Alen Stajcic.

Stajcic known as for an investigation, asserting that his January termination became with out predicament off honest 5 months before the women’s World Cup in France.

The FFA fired Stajcic following an inner overview which they claimed printed a “toxic” team culture. Stajcic has denied the allegations.

Sitting alongside Stajcic’s replacement Ante Milicic at a media convention on Thursday, Run said the FFA board became satisfied with the choice it had taken.

“The board has said they’ve made a name,” Run said. “There won’t be a overview of the choice.”

Milicic will commence his World Cup preparations at this month’s Cup of Countries where the Matildas will play Fresh Zealand, South Korea and Argentina in Australia.

Despite the troubles about the team’s culture, Milicic said he hasn’t been made responsive to the steady reasons for Stajcic’s sacking which Run said must remain confidential.

“Onerous choices are annoying. This has been seriously annoying. I acknowledge that,” Milicic said. “Right here’s a express where of us have provided knowledge on a particular foundation. It’s no longer within our authority to commerce that foundation.”

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