Totally proud and supporting her husband, Bettina Rosa announced that Diego Cocca will be the new coach of the Tigres de Nuevo León, after the recent dismissal of Miguel Herrera within the feline bench
At the expense Before the Tigers make it official, Bettina Rosa, who is the wife of the Argentine coach, Diego Cocca, came forward to the feline squad and gave the scoop that the former Atlas strategist will be the new helmsman of the Monterrey team from < b>Closing 2023; this after the club broke off its relationship with Miguel Herrera following his elimination from the Apertura 2022in the quarterfinals.
To the surprise of locals and strangers, Diego Cocca's wife, Bettina Rosa, ensured the arrival of the Argentine strategist to the Nuevo Leon Tigers. It was through her social networks, where Bettina uploaded a photo of Cocca and with the shield of the feline painting, an image where she added the caption “Congratulations love”; assuming the new link with the “Incomparables” for granted.
In fact, different Internet portals already associate and indicate that Diego is the current coach of the Tigres. It should be noted that this will be the twelfth team that he has led in his career as a coach, being the fourth speaking of Mexican clubs. Without a doubt, the native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, managed to stamp his name with gold letters in the history of Liga MX after having won the two-time league championship in the Apertura 2021 and Closing 2022 with the “Foxes” of the Atlas, a team that accumulated 70 years without obtaining any title.
Being a team that continues to seek to increase its greatness and continue to be a protagonist in Mexican soccer, the board of directors of the feline team is not made life difficult to hire the replacement for Miguel Herrera and they opted to sign a manager who already has a track record in Mexican soccer and who continues to want to transcend in his career as technical director.
It should be remembered that CoccaIt also comes from breaking its relationship with the Jalisco team, this after a bad Opening 2022 in which they finished as the penultimate place in the general table with 13 points, the product of 3 wins, 4 draws and 10 losses. Despite this, Diego earned recognition from the media and a large part of the Mexican fans for the two titles previously obtained.
Among his track record as a coach, Cocca< /b>He can also boast of a first division title in the Argentine league with Racing Club in 2014. Taking stock of his career as technical director, the Argentine arrives in Nuevo León with 50.29% effectiveness. Speaking of his time in the MX league, it was really with Atlas where he managed to stand out and make a difference, because during his time on the bench for Santos de la laguna and the Xolos de Tijuana, did not even make it to the league.
Diego Cocca was honored by his soccer players in Atlas.
For their part, the Tigres de Nuevo León seek to recover the great golden age they had under the command of Ricardo “Tuca” Ferretti, a cycle where they won 5 league titles, 1 in the Copa MX and one in the Concacaf, being the most winning team of the last decade, among which stood out the title that they won in the Apertura 2017 against the Rayados de Monterrey , his staunchest rival.
Tigres celebrating after winning the Concacaf Champions League. Exploria Stadium, Orlando, Florida, USA. December 22, 2020. MANDATORY CREDIT USA TODAY/Reinhold Matay
After the departure of Ferretti in mid-2021, the board of directors opted for the ideology of Miguel Herrera , a technician with a totally offensive and showy proposal. Being a coach with two league titles with América, “Piojo” had the necessary cards to be the new helmsman of the “Auriazul” team. After three tournaments in charge of the team, Miguel could not even reach the final of any contest, reaching two semifinals and some quarterfinals.
Now, the illusions in the The feline fans are renewed again with the arrival of Diego Cocca, hoping that the team will return to that orderly, defensive and efficient scheme, a formula that worked quite well for them during Ferretti's management. The details of his contract have not yet been disclosed, since the club has not yet made it official.