Panama Argentine Americo Gallego hired as the new coach of the football team

DT Américo Gallego. Panama. 31-7-2019. VD Photo / Courtesy FEPAFUT.
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The Panamanian Football Federation (FEPAFUT) made official the hiring of Argentine Americo Gallego Ruben as coach of the national team with a view to the world of Qatar 2022, He announced in a statement on Wednesday.

Argentine strategist 64 years reaches the Panama national football team with "considerable" tour that started in coaching 1989, and the main challenge would lead Panamanians towards qualifying to attend his second world.

His coaching career highlights Gallego titles achieved with teams Club Atlético River Plate, Club Atletico Independiente, Newell´s Old Boys, and Deportivo Toluca, among others led by Argentina.

A level selections highlights its participation as assistant coach Daniel Passarella with Argentina between 1995 Y 1998, said FEPAFUT.

As a player, Argentine midfielder participated in two world as part of the national team, becoming champion 1978 Y, the next one 1982.

Gallegos debut with Panama to Bermuda on 5 away and 8 home next September under the country's commitments to the League of Nations of the Confederation of North America, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf).

Gallego was not among the names of possible technical, which some local media, they entered FEPAFUT assessment to be hired in recent months, a year the Panama national football team coach ran out after the departure of Colombian, Hernán "Bolillo" Gomez happened to Ecuador.

Since then, the charge was assumed on an interim basis by the Panamanian, Julio Dely Valdez, who he assumes control of the selected sub canalero 22 participating in the Pan American Games taking place in Peru.

Panama has just attended a World Cup in Russia 2018 led by "Bolillo" Gomez, whose participation ended with three defeats against Belgium, England, and Tunisia, with 11 goals against, and two in favor.

The first goal of a world canaleros was against England and scored by retired legionnaire, Felipe Baloy.