Italian FA chief Carlo Tavecchio resigns a week after Italy's miserable 2018 World Cup-qualifying campaign came to an end in Milan



Carlo Tavecchio has resigned as president of the Italian FIGC following Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years. 
The 74-year-old stepped down from his role during a meeting at FIGC headquarters in Rome on Monday after facing immense pressure to quit after Italy's poor campaign. 
He was initially elected in 2014 despite a campaign marred by six-month bans from both FIFA and UEFA for allegedly making racist comments about a hypothetical African player he named Opti Poba 'who previously ate bananas and then suddenly becomes a first-team player with... read more

 
20 November 2017 in Sport, Views: 24
Source: Daily Mail
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