The next process of Mexican team heading to World Cup 2026 It will be with a Mexican coach, or at least that is the main idea of the Mexican Soccer Federation and it will be presented to the owners at the end of this month of January, when the extraordinary meeting is held after the failure of the Tri -eliminated in the Group Phase- in the past Qatar World Cup 2022.
In the candidate list that the directors will deliver there are names of Mexican coaches and one or another foreigner, but the priority is to deliver the project to a mexican strategist or trained in our country, so that they know one hundred percent of Aztec football.
Who are the main candidates to lead El Tri?
The main candidate to stay with El Tri – he was able to confirm part time- is Miguel Herrera. El Piojo is a trusted trainer of yon de Luisawith whom he coincided in America and where he delivered good results at that time with the championship of the Closing 2013.
In addition, the first stage of Piojo Herrera with the Mexican team left good results, because he not only got the ticket to Brazil 2014 in the Repechage against New Zealand, but in the competition he came close to taking the team to the Quarter finalsbut a series of errors in the final minutes condemned them to elimination against Netherlands; to this, it is added that he was also champion of the Gold Cup.
Although the Louse is the main card, in the list there are also another coach who is gaining strength and is about Jaime Lozanowho may not have the experience to take charge, but knows perfectly the players who will be the basis of the next process because he led them in the Selection Sub-23the same with which the Bronze medal was hung in the past Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The name of Ignacio Ambriz He also appears on that list of candidates, since he is currently the Mexican strategist who is doing the best with the Red Devils of Toluca, the club with which he played in the Final of the previous tournament; In addition, it is supported by the fact that he was captain of the Tri in the nineties, a situation that also places him with a wide possibility.
Ricardo Peláez could join the Tri
the figure of Jaime Ordiales as Sports Director of the Mexican team It is not well regarded by several of the owners of Mexican soccer, so in the meeting that they will hold at the end of the month, they will define its continuity, and in case it is not maintained, its place could be taken by Ricardo Pelaez.
It should be remembered that Pelaez linares He also already had his stage in the Mexican team as a manager, since he teamed up with Piojo in the World Cup Brazil 2014added to the fact that both characters worked together with yon de Luisa -today president of the FMF- in America, where they had a successful management.