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Italian FA set to decide Gian Piero Ventura's fate on Wednesday

Italian FA set to decide Gian Piero Ventura's fate on Wednesday
From ESPN - November 14, 2017

Italian FA (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio says he is "profoundly saddened and disappointed" by Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup as he called a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the future.

A goalless draw with Sweden in Milan on Monday was not enough to prevent Italy from failing to qualify for a World Cup for the first time since 1958 and questions are being asked of Tavecchio and, in particular, of head coach Gian Piero Ventura.

Ventura will reportedly be sacked, if he does not resign, but Tavecchio said that a meeting "with all components of the federation" would determine what the FIGC's response would be to the Squadra Azzurra's historic failure.

"We are profoundly saddened and disappointed to have failed to qualify for the World Cup, which is a sporting failure which needs a joint solution and this is why I have called a meeting with all components of the federation tomorrow to make an in-depth analysis and decide upon future choices," Tavecchio said on the FIGC's website.

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