Emotional Australia coach Postecoglou defers decision on his future


  • Football
  • Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Australia vs Honduras - ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia - November 15, 2017 Australia’s Tim Cahill hugs Australia coach Ange Postecoglou as he is substituted off REUTERS/David Gray

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An emotional Ange Postecoglou hailed Australia's qualification for next year's World Cup finals on Wednesday as a "fantastic achievement" but still would not confirm whether he would lead the squad to Russia.

The 52-year-old coach has passed up plenty of opportunities over the last month to rebut a media report that he was planning to step down from the job regardless of whether the Socceroos beat Honduras in their two-leg intercontinental playoff.

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