Football.  14 former No. 1 players named All Blacks coach after 2023 World Cup

Football. 14 former No. 1 players named All Blacks coach after 2023 World Cup

A new coach will be appointed to the All Blacks starting in 2024. (© Icon Sport)

now official, All black Learn about the identity of their future coach, after the 2023 World Cup in France. This is New Zealand’s former international third line centre, Scott Robertson (23 caps), passed by Perpignan (14th) from 2003 to 2006. The 48-year-old technician, four-time Super Rugby winner with the Crusaders (2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021) was the big favorite to succeed Ian Foster.

Contract from 2024 to 2027

The New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRGB) announced this news, on Tuesday, March 21, 20243, through a press release. Scott Robertson will succeed Ian Foster in his new role as New Zealand manager From 2024after the 2023 World Cup in France (from September 8 to October 28), and Until 2027History of the World Cup in Australia.

This is not surprising, because the current coach of the Canterbury Crusaders (48 years old) and the former player of Perpignan (2003-2006) was the most likely candidate to take the lead since the latter publicly announced his intention. to train New Zealand. Although the name of Japan coach Jimmy Joseph, who led the Brave Blossoms to their first World Cup quarter-final in 2019, is also back, it was Scott Robertston who finally inherited the prestigious position.

Representing your country as a coach is the ultimate honor in sports.

” that it honor said Scott Robertson after being named the new head coach of the All Blacks. The former coach of the Baby Blacks (New Zealand U20), 2015 World Junior Champion, could not hide his impatience to take on this selection position:

It’s a job that comes with a lot of responsibility, but I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to the legacy of the black jersey. Representing your country, as a coach or player, is “the highest honor in sport and it’s so exciting to have the opportunity.” I can’t wait. “

Scott RobertstonFuture All Blacks manager

Robertson will be on a mission to regain the edge for the 3-time All Blacks world champions, currently 3y in the world rugby rankings. NZRU CEO Mark Robinson I am convinced Scott Robertson is the right man to achieve this goal: “His coaching record speaks for itself in terms of success, but what stood out strongly throughout the interview process was his innovative approach to the game, his passion for the players and his desire to add to the All Blacks legacy. We firmly believe he is the right person. To lead the team to 2024 and beyond! »

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