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Ramon Diaz is the new coach of the crisis-hit Corinthians team

Ramon Diaz is the new coach of the crisis-hit Corinthians team

Sao Paulo- Corinthians, currently in the relegation zone of the Brazilian first division, announced on Wednesday the appointment of Argentine Ramon Diaz as its new coach. From the first team.

Diaz signed a contract with Sao Paulo, one of the most traditional teams in the country.for the remainder of the season and the following, that is, until December 31, 2025, according to the club.

He will replace Portuguese Antonio Oliveira, who was dismissed on July 2, in this position.

After losing 2-0 to Palmeiras in a Sao Paulo classic, a result that left Corinthians at the bottom of the highest division of Brazilian football.

The last work of the Argentine coach was In Vasco da Gama in Rio de Janeiro, which managed to avoid relegation to the second division. Last season.

But the Rio team did not start the current season properly, and was dismissed last April in a controversial decision that put Vasco, who announced his resignation, in confrontation with the coach, who confirmed his dismissal on social media.

Before landing in Brazil He coached Al Hilal Saudi Club, with whom he reached the Club World Cup final.He passed through different clubs in America, Europe and Africa, including: River Plate, Mexico America, Oxford United From the United Kingdom.

He won seven Argentine championships and one Copa Libertadores with River. He was also At the head of the Paraguayan national team between 2014 and 2016.

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Diaz was also a professional player between 1970 and 1990.He plays for famous clubs such as River Plate (Argentina), Napoli, Fiorentina, Inter Milan (Italy) and Monaco from the French league.

The coach’s main task will be to save Corinthians, which is mired in a deep economic and sporting crisis, from relegation.

In the fifteen days of the Brazilian league played so far, Alpengro has a poor record of two wins, six draws and seven defeats.with 12 goals for and 20 goals against.

at the moment It is in 17th place, two points from safety.which features Cuiaba.