In the next few hours or days, the Honduras National Team will have a new coach who will replace Fabián Coito to seek to straighten the path towards the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. This day the Argentine channel TyC Sports has reported which in TEN we have been driving since last Sunday: Pedro Troglio has already agreed on the financial and only the details of the sporting issue are missing to sign the contract.
According to what was stated by TyC Sports, Pedro has asked the Selection Commission not only to finish this tie that is already almost lost, but to continue the process in the next competition towards the 2026 World Cup that will be played in the United States, Mexico and Canada.
“Pedro Troglio could join the extensive list of Argentine coaches in command of a national team. His performance at Club Deportivo Olimpia made Honduras pay attention to him to replace Uruguayan Fabián Coito. However, the former coach of Gimnasia put on his conditions on the table and the final decision would be given next week, after the 14th date of the National League, “said TyC Sports.
At the moment, Fenafuth has not denied or confirmed the information. DIEZ was present at the emergency meeting that took place last Wednesday in the Fenafuth box at the Olympic stadium where it was determined to cut Coito and there they contacted Jorge Luis Pinto, a Colombian coach who was already in Honduras and took the table named Pedro Troglio.
“Troglio’s demands have to do with sports: he asked for the 2026 World Cup process and total control of the Sub 20. The money, for its part, is something that has already been arranged,” explained the Argentine sports channel in its Internet portal.
PINTO WAS CONTACTED AND BOLILLO IS OPTION
Yesterday, Jorge Luis Pinto, confirmed to the Colombian radio station Caracol, that he received the call from the president of the Selection Commission and members of Fenafuth who offered him the position, but the one born in Santander, Colombia, gave them 24 hours that already They won to give them an answer if he accepted the complicated challenge of returning to the Bicolor.
DIEZ has also learned that on the table there is also the name of the Colombian coach, Hernán “Bolillo” Gómez, helmsman who in the last tie qualified Panama for the 2018 World Cup in Russia and who is currently out of work. These are the only three candidates handled by Fenafuth and the new coach will be known no later than next week, or possibly this weekend.
Honduras needs to win practically the nine games that remain in the tie. It only adds three units in the last place of the octagonal and on November 12 it receives Panama to close the first round of the competition and on the 16th of the same month, a visit to Costa Rica is measured, which is in similar conditions heading to the World Cup.