Norway coach Per-Mathias Hogmo quits over World Cup defeats


Oslo (AFP) – Per-Mathias Hogmo quit as Norway’s football coach Wednesday after a series of defeats in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup finals, the Norwegian Football Federation announced.

“Per-Mathias and the NFF have agreed that Hogmo will end his functions as Norwegian manager,” the NFF said in a statement.

Norway have lost to Germany (3-0), Azerbaijan (1-0) and last Friday 2-1 to Czech Republic and are second bottom in Group C. They have one win over San Marino.

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