Diego Mercado

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Diego Mercado
Surname Diego Mercado Marín
birthday May 17, 1929
Stations as a trainer
Years station
at least 1959/60 CF Monterrey
at least 1966/67 UNAM Pumas
at least 1969 Mexico
at least 1976 Mexico Olympics
1978-1982 Deportivo Guadalajara
at least 1983/84 UAG Tecos

Diego Mercado Marín (born May 17, 1929 in Mexico ) is a former Mexican soccer coach who was in charge of the Mexican national soccer team at the 1969 CONCACAF Nations Cup in Costa Rica and, together with Alfonso Portugal, the Mexican Olympic team at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal . He also coached various Mexican club teams.

Diego Mercado began his coaching career in 1959/60 in the then still second-rate Segunda División as head coach of CF Monterrey , with whom he immediately succeeded in advancing to the Primera División . He later coached the UNAM Pumas (1966/67) and Deportivo Guadalajara several times between 1978/79 and 1981/82 , before ending his coaching career with UAG Tecos in the 1983/84 season.

After his coaching career, Mercado remained connected to football. He was director of the Escuela Nacional de Entrenadores (National Coaching School) in Mexico City and now runs a football school (which bears his name) in Guadalajara , Jalisco .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Marcos Schwartzman: Diego Mercado Marín, invaluable aporte a la comunidad judía de México. In: diariojudio.com. Diario Judío México, May 24, 2012, accessed November 7, 2018 (Spanish).
  2. ^ Website of the Mexican Football Association
  3. List of all Mexican Olympic participants in 1976 ( Memento from June 30, 2007 in the Internet Archive )
  4. List of trainers of the Pumas de la UNAM ( Memento from August 19, 2008 in the Internet Archive )
  5. Coach stations at Mediotiempo ( Memento of the original from May 6, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.mediotiempo.com