Prosinecki leaves job as Azerbaijan national team coach
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Robert Prosinecki has left his post as coach of the Azerbaijan national soccer team after his contract was not renewed.
The Azerbaijan soccer federation says in a statement that Prosinecki and the federation leadership decided by mutual consent not to seek a new deal.
The former Real Madrid and Croatia player had been in charge since December 2014, when he replaced Berti Vogts.
Prosinecki led Azerbaijan to its best-ever record in World Cup qualifying with 10 points, but that was still well short of the qualification places for next year’s tournament.
The federation provided no word on a possible successor.