Iraq appionts dick advocaat as their new national team manager ahead of the 2022 world cup qualifying games .
Fabrizio broke the news , as the dutchman took charge of his 25th managerial job since he began in 1980.
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” Dick Advocaat becomes the new coach of Iraq national team. He’s gonna lead them in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Official. ”
Iraq Appoints Dick Advocaat
Advocaat took over from Srecko Katanec who left his role following some dispute .
In June 2021, it was rumoured that the Iraqi FA and Katanec are having collision after the former’s failure to pay salary for the manager and it was hinted that Katanec might leave the Iraqi team .
Advocaat previously had managerial spell with DSVP, HFC Haarlem ,SVV, Dordrecht, Netherlands, PSV, Rangers, Netherlands, Borussia Mönchengladbach, United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Zenit Saint Petersburg, Belgium ,AZ, Russia, PSV, AZ, Serbia, Sunderland, Fenerbahçe, Netherlands, Sparta Rotterdam, Utrecht, Feyenoord and now with Iraq .
Foolowing the news of iraq appionts dick Advocaat , his first task would be to qualify iraq for their second ever world cup appearance , having failed to qualified for the world mundia since their first appearance at the 1986 edition where they fail to progress past the group stage .