Saudi Arabia Football Federation (SAFF) shockingly announced on Wednesday that they sacked head coach Edgardo Bauza after only five matches in charge.
“We terminated our relationship with the national team manager, Edgardo Bauza, after extensive evaluation of the last stage of the national team under his command where the team played five friendly games,” the SAFF said in a statement, as reported by Reuters.
The reason for this departure has not been revealed by both sides.
The Argentinian replaced Bert van Marwijk, who helped the Green Falcons qualify for Russia 2018, just over two months ago.
Bauza oversaw wins against Jamaica and Latvia but presided over defeats to Ghana, Portugal and Bulgaria during his 69-day tenure.