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He Boca Juniors Athletic Club of Argentina made official this Monday the signing of Jorge Almirón as the new technical director of the team, after the departure of Hugo Ibarra.
Almirón appears as former coach of Lanús in Argentina and Elche in Spain. among other first division teams.
The arrival of this strategist It was an open secret that was strengthened after he was seen this Sunday in a box at the La Bombonera stadium during the match that Boca lost against Colón 1-2.
“Jorge Almirón, welcome home“The club published on its Twitter account along with several images of the coach during the first practice with the team.
The technician He has already started work with his players and will be presented this Monday, two days later to play his first game against San Lorenzo
Boca is facing a game and results crisis, which led to the dismissal of Ibarra and which has the La Ribera team in twelfth position in the tablewith 14 points, ten less than the leader and eternal rival, River Plate.
The signing of Almirón was advanced days ago by several local media without the club offering an official version until this Monday and after the first name he aspired to, Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino, said no.
With information from EFE.