The Argentine coach stopped directing the Arequipa team after being appointed as Colombia's new technical director.
Néstor Lorenzo says goodbye to Melgar to lead the Colombian National Team. (Photo: Melgar)
After a long time in the 'White City', Néstor Lorenzo says goodbye to the red and black colors. Melgar is in the quarterfinals of the South American Cup after beating Deportivo Cali at the UNSA in Arequipa and, in addition to achieving an important result, the match against the Colombian team was the last one led by the Argentine coach before leaving with the National Team Colombian. After that, the team from Arequipa thanked their now former DT for the time he directed them.
“A chapter full of successes is closing and the Rojinegra family thanks Néstor Lorenzo and his Technical Command for all the professionalism and dedication towards our colors, and for the objectives achieved throughout their entire cycle,” Melgar said. through their social networks.
Néstor Lorenzo will be the new coach of the Colombian National Team, thus leaving Melgar after his arrival in January 2021. The Argentine leaves the Arequipa team after winning the Opening Tournament of League 1 2022 and getting their place in the quarterfinals of the Copa Sudamericana.
Néstor Lorenzo highlighted Melgar's football
“This was possible with work and above all, with humility. Every day, we all learn something and we understood that from the first moment. Everyone was very receptive and we are humble, but with the heart of a lion”, asserted the DT after defeating Deportivo Cali.
Likewise, Néstor Lorenzo highlighted the good collective performance of the 'Rojinegros', who will be able to work under the orders of Pablo Lavallén, the new coach, in the coming days. “Everyone kills each other on the field and it is difficult to play against Melgar, against these soccer players who are convinced of what they want and this is the strongest thing we have”, he concluded.