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The national team coach has agreed terms for a new contract that will keep him at the helm for two more years after Euro 2012

CZECH REPUBLIC
GROUP A
HOW THEY QUALIFIED
P
PTS
 SPAIN 8 24
 CZECH REPUBLIC
8 13
 SCOTLAND 8 11
 LITHUANIA 8 5
 LIECHTENSTEIN 8 4
*Czech Republic secured qualification with a play-off victory over Montenegro

Czech Republic coach Michal Bilek has inked a new deal that could keep him in charge of the national team until after the 2014 World Cup.

Bilek has agreed a 12-month extension to his current deal, with the option of a further year should his team qualify for the World Cup in Brazil.

The 47-year-old has been in charge of the national team since October 2009, and guided them to qualification for Euro 2012.

"The worst thing is to play a waiting game. If you succeed, we want you; if you do not then you can leave," Miroslav Pelta, president of the Football Association of the Czech Republic (CMFS), stated.

"This is wrong. If you trust somebody, you have to tell him. This is a signal of trust towards our coach, the players and the public."

Bilek was equally pleased with his new deal as he feels Czech Republic have the potential to achieve great things.

"We've put together a team that has character and may achieve something great, so I was interested in continuing. I'm glad we have agreed a new contract."

Czech Republic meet Greece, Poland and Russia at Euro 2012.

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