Jorge Vilda sacked as Spain Women head coach amid Luis Rubiales scandal

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Jorge Vilda, Spain's Women's World Cup-winning head coach, has been sacked amid the ongoing Luis Rubiales scandal.

Spain's win was overshadowed by the country's football federation president, Rubiales kissing football forward, Jenni Hermoso, which she said was not consensual.

Most of Vilda's coaching staff resigned and eighty one players refused to play for Spain in the aftermath.

Rubiales has refused to resign but has been provisionally suspended by Fifa, football's world governing body.

In a statement, Spanish federation the RFEF did not give a specific reason for Vilda's dismissal, saying he had been a promoter of the values ​​of respect and sportsmanship in football.

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