He tried in vain to coach the Cameroonian team in March after the sacking of Volker Finke. The Serbian coach found himself unemployed again, just three months after his appointment as head of the technical staff of the Fennecs, the national team of Algeria. The blame is on the Indomitable Lions who went to frustrate the Fennecs, big favorites in the match between the two teams on Sunday, October 9, 2016.
The game at the Mustapha Tchaker stadium in the city of Blida in Algeria was the first day of the final round of qualifiers for the World Cup Russia 2018, Africa area. After this meeting sanctioned by a parity score a goal everywhere, fans of Algerian football have blasted the coach Milovan Rajevac. Worse, he saw his working method criticized by his own players. This discomfort in the locker room Fennecs is the straw that broke the camel. Finally, the Serbian coach was forced to resign.
“Mr. Milovan Rajevac resigned today, Tuesday, October 11, 2016 as the national coach of the Algeria team, “informs a terse statement released by the Algerian Football Federation on its website. Milovan Rajevac who led the Black Stars of Ghana in the quarter finals of the world cup South Africa 2010, prematurely left Algeria with a record of one win and a draw in two matches played. His contract ran until 2019.
He is the second coach sacked after just the first day of the final round of FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers, Africa area. Javier Clemente, then coach of Libya, was sacked earlier this week after the defeat of his team (0-4) to that of the Democratic Republic of Congo.