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​Iceland boss Hallgrimsson leaves post

Iceland manager Heimir Hallgrimsson has resigned following the World Cup.

Hallgrimsson was in charge for the past seven years, where he led the team to impressive performances at Euro 2016 and the recent World Cup.

Iceland started the tournament with a 1-1 draw against Argentina. But disappointing defeats to Nigeria and Croatia left them bottom of the group.

The coach is ready to take on a new challenge, as he may believe he has led the team as far as possible in these seven years.

"The FA of Iceland can now confirm that Heimir Hallgrimsson will not continue as head coach of the Icelandic men´s national team," said a tweet from their official account.

"Hallgrimsson steps down as Iceland coach at his own request after 7 years in the job, having joined in 2011."

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