Miguel Bravo will lead Ecuador at the U-20 World Cup in Indonesia

Miguel Bravo will lead Ecuador at the U-20 World Cup in Indonesia

The Ecuadorian Miguel Bravo was hired on Monday by the Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF) as coach of the U-20 team for the World Cup in this category which will be played this year in Indonesia.

“Miguel Bravo is the new Technical Director of the Under-20 ‘Tri’,” FEF said of a photo of Bravo in a post on its official Twitter page.

Next, he highlighted the championship the coach won in the Ecuadorian Pro League Serie B match with Independiente Juniors and also the sub-20 Copa Libertadores runner-up, in 2022, with Independiente del Valle.

Bravo, 36, will replace his compatriot Jimmy Bran, who organized and managed Ecuador during the South American U-20 Championship recently held in Colombia, during which the “Tri” qualified for the World Cup in Indonesia which will be played between May and June. following.

Bravo started as a coach in the reserves of La Liga de Quito, then in Aucas, and later in América de Quito, in the first division Serie B.

In 2021 he leads Chacaritas and since 2022 he leads Independiente Juniors, a subsidiary of Independiente del Valle.

Ecuador’s new Under-20 manager coached Independiente del Valle in Copa Libertadores matches last year, as the team’s coach, Portugal’s Renato Paiva, did not have the license required by the Confederation South American Football Association (Conmebol). ).

The challenge for Bravo and his team will be to match or surpass Ecuador’s campaign at the 2019 U-20 World Cup in Poland, where they reached third place led by Argentinian Jorge Célico, with whom they won the historic U-20 South title. American Championship 20 disputed in Chile.

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