Known as ‘El Turco’, the coach was announced by the board of Galo this Thursday afternoon, 13, and will replace the idol Cuca in charge of the team.
After much speculation, the Atlético-MG announced that Antonio “The Turk” Mohamed will be your new coach. The announcement was made on Thursday afternoon, 13, after the bureaucratic issues between the club and the coach’s staff were resolved. According to Galo, the contract with the Argentine coach will last for one year, ending in December 2022. A former player, Mohamed made a career as a coach in Mexican football and Argentine football. In the Central American country, he directed teams such as Tijuana, América and Monterrey, which was his last team before taking on Galo. In Argentina, he directed Huracán, Colón and Independent, the team with which he won the Copa Sudamericana in 2010. In addition, “El Turco” has also managed Spain’s Celta de Vigo. in the current Brazilian Champion and yes Brazil’s Cup, Mohamed will replace the idol Cuca, who chose to leave the club after the end of the 2021 season. The name of the coach was not mentioned at the beginning of the Galo search, which came to sound out names like Renato Gaucho, Carlos Carvalhal and even Jorge Jesus. On social media, the president of the club, Sérgio Coelho, spoke about the hiring. Check out:
? President Sérgio Coelho talked about signing Antonio Mohamed and welcomed the new Atlético coach! ?? pic.twitter.com/8HcrSgM1fh
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