Spanish federation supports del Bosque

IANS| Updated: Jun 20, 2014, 15:59 PM IST

Curitiba, Brazil: Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) secretary general Jorge Perez has spoken up for head coach Vicente del Bosque despite the team`s early exit from the FIFA World Cup.

Perez said that the RFEF wants del Bosque to “stay on and will offer him backing", reports EFE.

The 63-year-old coach is set to decide whether “he is staying until the European Championships in France or will leave".

Spain suffered two consecutive losses to Netherlands 1-5 and Chile 0-2 in the World Cup that led to their elimination.