The Madrid coach, who has moved Spain to seventh in the FIFA rankings, its best historical position, will continue until at least 2024.
Jorge Vilda will lead the senior women’s football team for two more years after renewing his commitment to the Spanish Football Federation less than a week before the start of the European Championship in England. The coach, who took office in 2015, extends his relationship with the governing body of Spanish football until 2024.
The man from Madrid, who is also technical director of the FEF women’s teams, is continuing a project that will make the national team one of the best on the scene today. Spain is seventh in FIFA’s ranking, the best historical classification, and now it faces the exciting challenge of the European Championship, which takes place in England from July 6 to 31. This summer, in 2023, the World Cup will take place in Australia and New Zealand.
Vilda is happy with this innovation and has highlighted the moment when it occurs. «I want to thank Luis Rubiales and the Federation for this vote of confidence for such an important event as the European; it’s reassuring and helps us focus on the goal,” he confirmed in statements to official media.
“We have been working very well for years to put women’s national football at the top and we have taken very important steps to match the best teams in the world,” added Vilda, who will lead the team this Friday, already renewed, against Italy , in the final preparation obligation for the European Championship.
For his part, Rubiales, president of the FEF, noted that the renewal “serves to recognize Vilda’s great work in these years, in which women’s national football has made a leap in quality both in the senior team and in the lower categories.”
“It is a great satisfaction for the Federation to continue to count on Jorge Vilda in a project as exciting as the women’s team,” he said. “We have great confidence in that team and in future generations and we continue our commitment to women’s football, which is non-negotiable since I took office in 2018,” he said, before adding that the agreement with Vilda “provides stability” . and hope » to the women’s national teams.
Source: La Verdad