FC Juarez Names Fuentes as New Head Coach
Today at 11 a.m., Bravos de FC Juarez named Miguel Fuentes as their new head coach. Fuentes is the second head coach in the history of the team, replacing Sergio Orduna, who was released after the Bravos failed to make the playoffs for the second straight season.
Bravos Team President Juan Carlos Talavera introduced Fuentes at in a press conference held at Benito Juarez Olympic Stadium. The new head coach was direct in stating the team’s goals for the upcoming 2017 Clausura season — the team needs to make the playoffs and win the league title in order to play promotion title this spring.
Bienvenido profesor Miguel de Jesús Fuentes ❌ pic.twitter.com/iQThBpn5bw
— FC Juárez (@fcjuarezoficial) December 1, 2016
Fuentes stated that he was aware of the challenge that he had accepted by taking the job, as well as the commitment he has made to the young institution and its fan base. Fuentes stated he was here to help FC Juarez “transcend” to the ultimate goal — being promoted to Liga MX.
Fuentes comes to Borderland with plenty of experience in the Ascenso MX League. He has been at the helm of four different teams, winning a championship in the Fall of 2014 with Necaxa.