Alvarez to continue as Sevilla coach

21:03, May 26, 2010      

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Spanish football club Sevilla has confirmed that Antonio Alvarez will continue as first team coach for next season.

The decision comes as a reward for Alvarez leading the club to fourth place in the BBVA Primera Liga and assuring a return to the Champions League and also for his side's conquest of the Copa del Rey.

55-year-old Alvarez, a former player, who been assistant coach at the club and has spent many years on its technical staff, took over the first team in March following the sacking of Manolo Jimenez.

"After looking the excellent results, the directors have unanimously decided that Antonio Alvarez should continue to direct the first team in what promises to be an exciting season," confirmed Sevilla President Jose Maria del Nido.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王寒露)

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