football leader of mexico Announced the reorganization of the playing field of the national teams and local leagues that will propose modifications to their competition format in between Changes that will improve the team’s performance in the 2026 World Cup In which he will host together with America and Canada. In this context, with the bad taste of the recent World Cup in Qatar 2022, where The “Trai” were knocked out in the group stage for the first time since Argentina 1978. Federation President went hard on gerardo martino, As soon as his managers were marginalized from the tournament, who resigned from the post of DT.
In addition to the failure of the senior team, the Mexicans were denied tickets to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games for both men and women, which also led to the sacking of the then director of national teams, Gerardo Torrado. Even then, A D Louisa, Allegations were made against Rosario, the boss of Azteca football, which in the run-up to the World Cup was highly questioned. in the first kalpa We lacked a coaching staff that knew Mexican footballers deeply, that connects with them and that generates trust from both sides.” Argued with the manager at a press conference.
“The group has been working for weeks to nominate a new strategist and is confident that the appointment will crystallize in the coming days, but We do not rule out the possibility of naming an interim to face the next Games. We want it to be a proven coaching staff with success stories that have raised cups And he’s been at different schools,” he declared, in an exposition that included more criticism of Martino and his colleagues.
Lewis’s Announced the creation of a National Team Committee Composed of five club owners: Amaury Vergara (Chivas), Emilio Azcaraga (America), Alejandro Irarragorri (Atlas and Santos), Ernesto Tinajero (Nexaxa) and Jorge Alberto Hanke (Tijuana and Querétaro). He also said that he sought to include Pachuca owner Jesús Martínez, but he declined the invitation “for reasons unknown”. their name is Rodrigo Ares de Parga as executive director and liaison between him and the two sports directors, Jaime Ordiels of the men’s teams and Andrea Rodebaugh of the women’s teams.
“Rodrigo has the management ability and can push the process in the medium, short and long term, but we will have an assessment to see if the boat is going in the right direction, to find out if the management idea is right. progressing accordingly or not. We need people who know that working for the national team is different from working for a club. That in 50 or 60 days he does what a club does in 300, but above all he knows very well not only the local league but also the Mexican player.” De Luisa added in another statement, which promptly dusted off the outgoing coaching staff like a shot at promotion. And he highlighted as a shortcoming “the fact that Use alternate lineups without proven tests.”
He also said that although Mexico will play again in late March for the men’s CONCACAF Nations League against Suriname and Jamaica, “there is no deadline for the appointment of the next coach.” Given the specific consultation, he did not want to confirm or deny the possibility that Uruguayan Guillermo Almada, current coach of champions Pachuca, or Miguel Herrera, the coach at the 2014 World Cup, would take over. Yes, he continued shooting: “We can recognize that we lack the open and fluid communication that would create closeness with the player,” and communication, monitoring and co-participation with clubs”.
After qualifying in the CONCACAF qualifiers with some worry, Mexico was drawn into Group C of Qatar 2022 alongside eventual champions Argentina, Poland and Saudi Arabia. They added one win, one draw, one loss and finished on goal difference, earning the same number of points as the Europeans.
Besides, Liga MX president Mikel Arriola said next May he would present several initiatives to revise the format of the championship. Among those suggested changes, he proposed eliminating the playoffs starting in 2020 and allowing 12 of the 18 teams to reach the league, and players not born in Mexico to give more space to local soccer players. The number was reduced from eight to seven.
It would also be proposed to eliminate team ownership until 2026, reintroduce promotion and relegation in the medium term, and declare a new Liga MX champion, which would be the team with the most points over the two semesters.