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Myanmar sacked Miodrag Radulovic, re-invited the former head coach at the AFF Cup 2018

Myanmar sacked Miodrag Radulovic, re-invited the former head coach at the AFF Cup 2018

After a very poor start in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Asia, the Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) announced the dismissal of Montenegro coach Miodrag Radulovic and reinvited the Antoine Hey.

Miodrag Radulovic, 52, just started managing the Myanmar national football team in April after breaking up with the Lebanese team. After debuting in a friendly match against Singapore at Kallang, Radulovic's Myanmar lost 4 games in a row, including 3 matches in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. In Group F, they are sitting at the last position with 0 points, 0 goals won and 10 goals lost (0-1 to Mongolia, 0-2 to Japan, and 0-7 to Kyrgyzstan).

It is worth mentioning that immediately after the dismissal of Radulovic, MFF announced the reappointment of coach Antoine Hey, who led them at the AFF Cup 2018, but was fired shortly because he could not help Myanmar pass the group stage.

At AFF Cup 2018, Antoine Hey, 49, criticized on Twitter that Coach Park Hang Seo behaved "ashamed and unprofessional" (refusing to shake hands in a 0-0 draw between Myanmar and Vietnam), prompting Mr. Park to respond that he should "look at himself". In fact, Mr. Hey showed his attitude to provoke Nguyen Cong Phuong and his Korean colleague in that match.

In addition to the reappointment of Antoine Hey, MFF also appointed former player Kyi Lwin - who won the 1993 SEA Games silver medal - to support him on the team's bench.