Liga MX recovers “Nacho”: Ignacio Ambriz returns to Mexican soccer to lead Toluca to glory

Ambriz is on a mission to restore respect to Toluca in Liga MX.

Photo: Sebastián Laureano Miranda / Imago7

The technician Ignacio Ambriz returned to Mexican soccer after being ousted in October by the Huesca of the Spanish second division to train to Toluca in the Clausura 2022 tournament that will start in January.

I have always believed that soccer is simple. (I promise) to have a lot of order, to be intense when it comes to recovering the ball and always play football well, which is one of the characteristics that I have“Ambriz explained in a video shared this Wednesday by Toluca on social networks in which he announced the hiring of the strategist.

‘Nacho’ Ambriz, 56, left Mexico in June 2021, a tournament after making the León champion in the Apertura 2020 in December.

The hallmark of his Lion, who stood out for dominating ball possession and being upright, He caught the attention of Huesca, who decided to sign him.

However, Ambriz left Huesca in October, with which fulfilled his dream of directing in European football, after the first 12 days of the 2021/2022 season, due to poor results.

Its brand in Spain was four wins, three draws and five losses. At his exit, Huesca was in twelfth position in the standings.

There is nothing left but to work and as long as the team is serious, hungry, we can compete with anyoneAmbriz added in the welcome video.

The native of Mexico City will replace in the technical direction the Argentine Hernán Cristante, fired on Monday, eight days after being eliminated in the 2021 Apertura repechage by Pumas UNAM.

Cristante failed to make Toluca a regular team in its second stage that started at Clausura 2021.

Toluca is one of the teams with most league titles in Mexico with 10 trophies, the third institution with the most metals in its showcase, only behind the 12 from Guadalajara and the 13 from America.

Ambriz will have the task of hitting Toluca his first league title since 2010 and for this he will rely on the main figures of the campus, the Argentines Pedro Alexis Canelo, goalscorers champion in the Clausura 2021, and Rubens Sambueza.

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