The two greatest nationwide workforce jobs in North America, Mexico and the United States, are each at the moment vacant, but it surely appears as if El Tri would be the first to fill their emptiness.
Tigres UANL introduced the termination of Argentine supervisor Diego Cocca’s contract on Thursday. The Liga MX aspect stated within the press launch that the 50-year-old accepted an invite to teach the Mexican nationwide workforce. The Mexican FA has but to formally announce his rent, however that ought to not take lengthy to reach. His spell at Tigres lasted simply 5 video games, going undefeated.
“We inform you that we’ve got determined to terminate the employment relationship with Diego Cocca as coach of Tigres, after studying of his determination to simply accept the place of coach of the [Mexican] nationwide workforce,” the membership stated.
The Buenos Aires native would a stunning option to take the helm as Mexico prepares to co-host the World Cup in 2026 and comes with a lot much less notoriety compared to the final three coaches: Miguel Herrera, Juan Carlos Osorio and Gerardo “Tata” Martino.
So what’s his type like as a coach? Cocca prioritizes possession and has his gamers apply a ton of stress when defending. He desires to maintain the ball away from the opposite workforce as a lot as potential and apply stress excessive up the sphere. His groups additionally are likely to stretch the width of the sphere. His greatest problem immediately with Mexico will likely be aiming to enhance how they defend set items.
Where has he coached?
Here is in every single place he has coached:
Comision de Actividades Infantiles
Gimnasia de La Plata
Defensa y Justicia
Racing Club2017Tijuana2017-18Rosario Central2019-20Atlas2020-22Tigres UNAL2023
What’s his teaching document?
His profession document is 190 wins, 120 attracts and 146 losses. He went 3-2-0 by way of simply 5 video games after being appointed coach of Tigres final month. His longest stint at a membership was at Atlas the place he spent simply over two years and completed with a 35-25-35 document. He gained the Apertura 2021 and Clausura 2022 with Atlas and named Liga MX Best Manager for 2021-22. The Apertura 2021 crown was the workforce’s first title since 1951.
What about his days as a participant?
Yes, he performed in Argentina, Mexico and Catalunya, ending his profession with Argentinos Juniors in 2005-06. He performed for the Argentina U-20 workforce in 1991 and began his profession off at Argentine giants River Plate again in 1990.
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