Former Dutch international Jordi Cruyff has resigned from Ecuador before his first game as national team coach. This was announced by the Ecuadorian Football Association (FEF) on Thursday. The son of Dutch soccer icon Johan Cruyff took office in January this year, but since then, there have been no international matches due to the corona pandemic. Cruyff during corona crisis in Europe Initially, nothing was known about the reasons for the sudden resignation. Jordi Cruyff had been in Europe over the past few months because of the corona crisis, but was due to continue his work in Ecuador’s capital, Quito, on July 17. But it did not get to that. The association’s sports director had also resigned from Antonio Cordon two weeks before the 46-year-old. The FEF wants to close this vacant position first before starting the search for successors for Cruyff.DAZN test for free and experience international football highlights live & on demand | The former midfielder of FC Barcelona and Manchester United worked as a coach in Israel and China after his player career before leading Ecuador to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar as successor to Colombian Hernan Dario Gomez.