Former Belgium Manager Waseige Dies At 79
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Wed 17th July 2019 | 09:30 PM
Former Belgium national team manager Robert Waseige died on Wednesday at the age of 79
Brussels, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Jul, 2019 ) :Former
national team manager Robert Waseige
on Wednesday at the age of 79.
The first Walloon
coach in the history of the Red Devils had been hospitalised for a week with heart failure and kidney problems, French language RTBF tv reported.
football has lost a great personality with the death of Robert Waseige," Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel tweeted.
August 26, 1939 near Liege, Waseige, nicknamed the "Magician", managed a string of Belgian clubs as well as Sporting Lisbon in Portugal and the Belgian and Algerian national teams.
He won only two trophies, the now discontinued League Cup in 1986 with RFC
Liege and the Belgian Cup in 1990 with the same club. But he was named Belgian manager of the year three times.