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The Colombian goalkeeper, Camilo Vargas from Atlas of Liga MX, He assured this Wednesday that his former coach, the Argentine Diego Cocca, has the merits to be the new coach of Mexico, this for the 2026 World Cup, Mexico, Canada and the United States.
“With results, he has earned a name and a position in Mexican soccer.. It only remains to say the human quality that it has, He is a person who contributed a lot to our group growth. If it happens, may he have the blessing of doing something historic with this team,” the coffee goalkeeper explained at a press conference.
Cocca, coach of the UANL Tigers, He has spoken with directors of the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) with a view to being the new coach of El Tri, a position left vacant by Argentine Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino, after the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
The Argentine Cocca arrived in 2020 at the technical direction of Atlas, whom he became a two-time champion by winning the two tournaments of the 2021-2022 season, achievements that make him one of the main candidates to become the Mexican bench for the process that will end with the 2026 World Cup.
Vargas spoke about the reduction of foreigners in Liga MX
At the same press conference, Vargas ruled on the reduction of foreigners in the Mexican leagueone of the measures with which local managers They intend to succeed in the 2026 World Cup that will be organized by Mexico, the United States and Canada.
“It is a great responsibility to have the opportunity to be a foreigner in this institution.. It is a motivation to be able to face this, focused on the fact that they gave you the opportunity in a place that is not your country, ”she said.
For his part, Atlas occupies ninth place in the Clausura 2023 tournament standings and this Thursday will host the Rayados del Monterrey on matchday six of the championship.
With information from EFE
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