Monday, May 29, 2023

Davino and Lillini join the Mexican national teams

Duilio Davino has been named director of national team sports and Argentine Andrés Lillini has been left in charge of youth teams, the Mexican Federation announced on Wednesday.

Davino, 47, has been a professional player for 18 years, having played 85 games with the major team. Manager, he was the president of Monterrey between 2015 and 2022, a stage in which he won a friendly title, two CONCACAF leagues and two MX Cups.

He replaces James Ordiales, who left the position at the beginning of May. I did not complete half of the role after a year with Gerardo Torrado.

The Lillini worked in the lower ranks of Morelia for five years. He was also in the same area with Boca Juniors in his country and with CSKA Moscow, between 2011 and 2014.

The Argentine spent three years in the Pumas academy before taking over the first team in 2020. Liga MX reached the runner-up and final of the CONCACAF Champions League.

His last job in planning was at Necaxa in Closure 2023.

Lillini’s room was newly created. In the past, the director of the national team also managed minor categories.

The first changes to be negotiated under the administration of the new president of the Mexican Federation, Juan Carlos Rodríguez, who was appointed on Monday to replace Yon de Luisa.

After the failure of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, where Mexico was left out of the group stage for the first time since 1978, the owners of the thirty top flight teams launched a new work plan to try to improve results.

In the meeting held last Monday, in addition to the nomination of Rodríguez, it was decided to reduce the number of foreign players in the camp from eight to seven, in addition to the new division of players under 23 years, among other initiatives.

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