Francisco Vardelha, who arrived as technical director of the Girondins de Bordeaux women’s team in November 2021, left the club less than a year after his appointment. It was the Portuguese who started his departure for several reasons. A “lack of investment” from the club to the department was indicated a few months ago, with a parallel decrease in the budget. strained relations with Patrice Lair He was also on the agenda according to many sources and keeping the Bordeaux coach was the impetus behind his departure. Francisco Vardella had also planned to recruit three players to strengthen the women’s team: Lana Gollop, Germaine Sioponcenoy and Léa Declercq. None of them arrived.
Today, he is recovering and in a very good way as he is the head coach of women’s football at… Bayern Munich. Now 36, this polyglot will take up his new position at Bayern Munich on March 1, 2023. Francisco de Sa VardelhaThe women’s soccer coach commented on the signing:
“It is an honor to work with a club as respected as FC Bayern Munich. I share the club’s vision and values and look forward to working closely with all players and staff, whether they are professionals or juniors. I am packed!”.
Bianca Richthe sporting director of women’s soccer, also said:
“We are very pleased to have appointed a technical director for women’s football. Francisco will strongly support us in scouting, recruiting and building another bridge between talent development and the women’s first team. Filling this position is another important step in the development of women’s football at FC Bayern.”
And so he will find the Brazilian tynarawho signed for Bayern a few months ago (paid transfer from Girondins).