The federation appoints Albert Luque as director after Molina.

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Albert Luque will take over as director of the national football team from January following the departure of Jose Francisco Molina.

The Spanish Football Federation has appointed former striker Albert Luque, 44, as Spain’s national team director, succeeding Jose Francisco Molina, according to a report from Marca on Friday. 

Spain changed almost the entire staff system following their elimination in the round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup, sacking Luis de la Fuente, the head coach of the Bulls Under-21 team. Moved up to take over the reins of the first team instead of Luis Enrique Martinez. While Santiago Denia moved from being in charge of the Bulls U-19 team. Takes over the reins of the Under-21s from De La Fuente. 

The Spanish Football Federation has also appointed former Mallorca, Deportivo La Coruna, Newcastle, Ajax and Malaga striker Luque as its new director. UFABET Replaces Molina and will begin work in January with Francisco Hernandez as an assistant.

Molina the 52-year-old former goalkeeper who has worked as director of the Spanish Football Federation since 2018 has opted not to renew his contract. Because there are plans for new projects with other places. 

The RFEF issued a statement thanking Molina on their website: ‘His professionalism, work and commitment to the growth of the Spanish national team and football’