Olsen to leave Denmark role after Euro 2016

Denmark coach Morten Olsen will step down from his role following Euro 2016.

Olsen has been in charge of the the national team for 16 years, leading them to the World Cup last 16 in 2002 and the quarter-finals of Euro 2004.

"I have taken my decision. I am not in this job after 2016," Olsen said. "I did this for two reasons. I am already aware of my situation and I will not have the distraction of people debating whether I'm here or not. 

"[The Danish Football Association] DBU will have more time to find a replacement."

Denmark are top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group with seven points from four games.