Times Colonist

Eriksson new Mexico coach

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SOCCER — Sven Goran Eriksson was named Mexican national coach yesterday in place of Hugo Sanchez, announced a member of the selection committee Jorge Vergara. The 60-year-old Swede arrived in Mexico on Sunday evening just hours before the official announceme­nt of his leaving by mutual consent English Premiershi­p side Manchester City, who he had coached for only one season. Eriksson’s task will be to qualify Mexico for the 2010 World Cup finals.

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