Alexandre Guimaraes: “Espero que América dé el primer paso”

Alexandre Guimaraes: “Espero que América dé el primer paso”

“América de Cali informs its fans, the media and the general public that, after a decision made by mutual agreement and an effort by both parties, the contractual link with the strategist Juan Carlos Osorio was terminated. We wish him success in his professional career.” With this announcement, The Valle del Cauca club confirmed the Risaraldense’s departure from the technical direction.

Tulio Gómez and the directors of América are already focused on the search for the new coach and a foreigner sounds strong. This is Alexandre Guimaraes, who made Red champion in the second half of 2019 and was at the club until mid-2020, when did not reach a renewal agreement in the midst of the pandemic.

The Brazilian nationalized Costa Rican had a brief talk with the newspaper The country From Cali, confirming some approaches and hoping that this possibility can materialize: “Soccer is a little box of surprises and let’s wait for America to take the first step”.

His second and last team in Colombian professional soccer was Atlético Nacional, but he was only in the first half of 2021 and his cycle ended with eliminations in the group stage of the Copa Libertadores and in the BetPlay League quarterfinals against La Equidad.

Tulio Gómez, president of America, referred to Osorio’s departure in an interview with VB Snail and confirmed that in the next few days the name of the new DT will be known: “He took a silver, left us bare (…) The other week the new coach arrives, we are looking for a champion, I will tell you on Monday”.