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World Cup 2022: Wales has not yet identified a main coach while waiting for the trial of Ryan Giggs

Wales cannot confirm who will lead the team at the 2022 World Cup until the end of Ryan Giggs’ trial for behavior domestic violence.

Interim coach Robert Page led Wales won tickets to the World Cup finals first in 64 years thanks to a 1-0 win in the play-off final against Ukraine in Cardiff last weekend. This victory renewed Page’s contract with the Federation Football Wales (FAW) until the end of this year’s World Cup in Qatar (November 21 – December 18), but the same applies to Giggs.

Ryan Giggs (left) awaiting trial in August

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According to the British press, FAW is waiting for the situation to make a sensitive decision to choose a coach after Giggs was sued in court, which will begin his trial in Manchester on August 8. The 48-year-old legend of MU previously denied all allegations. Paul Scholes showed support for his former Old Trafford team-mate by posting an Instagram story and a clapping emoji.

Assistant Page has led Wales since Giggs was arrested in November 2020. The former defender of Watford and Wales club has held 23 matches (won 10, drew 8 and lost only 5).

Assistant Page (right) has successfully led the Wales team since Giggs was arrested in November 2020

AFP

This 47-year-old military leader has achieved 3 successes when sitting in the hot seat. Accordingly, the Wales team won the right to the highest promotion in UEFA Nations League, reached the 1/8 round of EURO 2020 and now has a place to attend the first World Cup final since 1958. Page is very popular with the Welsh players. That was highlighted in the dressing room celebration after the game on June 5, recorded by midfielder Jonny Williams on social media.

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