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Sieboldi: from relegation to the championship as coach of Tigres

Posted in SPORTS on 5/29/2023 · 00:57

Monterrey.- Robert Dante Sieboldi is one of Tigres’ historical idols, he was part of the team that was relegated in 1996, was promoted in 1997 and now, 27 years later, has achieved glory Technical Director with a league championship.

The Uruguayan joined the Felines team for the 1995–96 season, not only establishing himself as the starting goalkeeper in the following years, but also becoming a role model.

With Tigress he reached the glory of Mexico Cup Championship, But the most painful moment in his career was when he failed to avoid relegation, despite a good tournament for the Ouriazul team.

Sieboldi decided to remain at the club to play in the promotion division, it took only a year before winning the category title and returning to the top circuit, where the Auriazules have risen in tournaments until becoming as strong as the club. One of the important teams of Liga MX.

In the midst of a losing streak, Robert Dante Sieboldi came to the Tigres to save the team. Credits: Jam Media

The former Uruguayan goalkeeper stayed at the institution until the end of 1999, when he left for Argentina to pursue football.

For this Clausura 2023 tournament, Robert Dante Siboldi was selected by the Tigres board. to take over as first team coach, amid a difficult campaign in which he became the keeper of the Cats.

As the technical director of the team, Estadio Universitario turned into a fortress againThere by winning their first four games in a row and drawing the two most recent semi-finals and final.

Sieboldi and his family celebrating the Tigres championship. Credits: Jahir Cardenas

on the way to the title, Tigress leaves her rival Rayados on the street and trailed 2-0 won the eighth championship in its historyat the House of Chivas to avenge the 2017 loss.

Almost 23 years after leaving the team as such a player and 27 years of decline that marked a turning point in the history of Tigres, Robert Dante Siboldi and the Oriazul team regained prominence in the tournament, returning to Nuevo León with a new championship.

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