Almeyda is the new coach of River
Buenos Aires, June 27, 2011
The now former midfielder will lead River Plate in its first season in the B Nacional (Second Division) . It will be his debut as coach in Argentine football.
Matias “El Pelado” Almeyda was chosen by the executive committee of the “Millonarios” to confront the new tough stage the team must face.
In their official website, the leaders of River reported that “during the afternoon today, the Board of Directors, with the presence of all the ruling bloc, unanimously endorsed the continuation of President Daniel Passarella for the start of a relaunch riverplatense “.