By Izuchukwu Okosi
The Football Association of Zambia according to media reports in Zambia on Wednesday have expressed interest in
hiring sacked Algeria national team coach Milovan Rajevac who was fired after his team were held to a 1-1 draw by
Cameroon in Blida in their 2018 World Cup qualifier.
Zambia also suffered a setback in their opening World Cup qualifier, losing 2-1 to the Super Eagles of Nigeria last
Rajevac was in charge of the Desert Warriors for three months and his sack was announced by the Algerian state
television on Tuesday.
“The Algerian Football Federation have decided to amicably terminate the contract of Milovan Rajevac,” the station
The Serb, who took Ghana to the 2010 World Cup quarter-finals, only replaced Christian Gourcuff in June.
Assistant coaches Nabil Neghiz and Yazid Mansouri are expected to replace the 62-year-old Rajevac on an interim
basis until a successor is appointed.
FAF president Mohamed Raouraoua met with Rajevac on Tuesday to sort out his future after several players reportedly
called for his departure and blamed the Serb for Sunday’s draw in Blida.
Algeria next face Nigeria in Uyo on 12 November in the qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.