With the Canadian Soccer Association announcing that Benito Floro’s time as men’s national team head coach has come to an end, the carousel begins again.
It’s become like clockwork that Canada hires a coach, they get the men as far as the semifinal round of qualifying, and after elimination a new face takes over for the next cycle. Floro had a different background and viewpoint from previous coaches who were largely Canadian but the result, as in the past, was the same.
“At the end of the day, it’s a results business,” said CSA president Victor Montagliani as he announced the decision not to extend Floro’s contract. The Spaniard's deal ran through the 2018 World Cup qualifying cycle that ended for Canada on Sept. 6, after a 3-1 win over El Salvador wasn’t enough to get them through to The Hex for the first time in nearly two decades.
“But in terms of the direction that we’re pointing, the amount of players we’ve brought through, the young players that we’ve brought through, how weRead More »from Benito Floro out, and another coaching search begins for Canadian men