The ex-election of Honduras, Costa Rica and Colombia , Jorge Luis Pinto , announced today as the new coach in Millonarios, where he debuted in this position 34 years ago and there he will replace Argentinian Miguel Ángel Russo.
Pinto will start working next Monday and will be accompanied by former World Cup player Fredy Rincón as a technical assistant, and Gilberto Arenas as physical coach, added the club to their social networks.
This will be the third cycle of Pinto in Millonarios, which he directed between 1984 and 1985 and received the signing of the Colombian league that year and since 1999.
Pinto, 65, led Honduras national team between 2014 and 2017 in the qualifiers of the World Cup in Russia, but fell in the playoffs against Australia after leaving the office.
He led Costa Rica to the World Cup in Brazil in Brazil, tournament where he reached the quarterfinals and lost a penalty against the Netherlands, which is the best country in the highest football tournament.
In his palmares, the Colombian strategen has a Peruvian league title with Alianza Lima (1997), two Costa Rica championships with Alajuelense (2002 and 2003), a final tournament in Colombia with Cúcuta Deportivo (2006) and a Venezuelan championship with Deportivo Táchira (2011 ).
Pinto has also directed other teams from his country such as Independient Santa Fe, Union Magdalena, Deportivo Cali, Atlético Bucaramanga and Junior de Barranquilla.