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Chepo Stays On As Coach of Mexico National Team

chepo Chepo Stays On As Coach of Mexico National Team

UPDATED: Despite reports from ESPN Deportes that Chepo had been fired as manager of the Mexican National Team, the Mexican Football Federation has announced that Chepo will continue on as manager of the Mexico National Team.

José Manuel “Chepo” de la Torre met with a senior member of the Mexican Football Federation today for talks.

Tomás Boy was reportedly ready to take over as manager of the Mexican national team, reported ESPN Deportes.

During Chepo’s tenure as manager of the national team, the Mexico team crashed out of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup after losing to Panama in the semi-final. Plus the team’s performances in the World Cup qualifying matches have been dreadful.


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