Milovan Rajevac has quit his position as the Algeria national team coach according to reports on the country’s public television.
Rajevac was Tuesday given the boot with just over three months in charge of the Desert Foxes
“The Algerian Football Federation have decided to amicably terminate the contract of Milovan Rajevac,” the Algeria public television station reported,
The drastic move might not be unconnected to the 1-1 draw recorded by Algeria at home to Cameroon on Sunday in the opening round of matches in the final phase of African 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
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 who reached the last 16 of the 2014 World Cup will up against the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the next set of games in the qualifying series.
Nigeria with three points are top in Group B and Only the group winners qualify for the finals in Russia