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5 Facts About Persib Bandung`s New Coach Mario Gomez
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5 Facts About Persib Bandung`s New Coach Mario Gomez

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - An Indonesian football team Persib Bandung has named Roberto Carlos Mario Gomez (60) as a new coach. So, who is this new coach? The following are several facts about the Argentinian coach.

1. Roberto Carlos Mario Gomez was born in Mar del Plata in Argentina on February 27, 1957.

2. During his time playing for Argentine’s football team, he took the position as defender. Gomez played for two Argentinian teams, Atlético Kimberley de Mar del Plata and Ferro Carril Oeste. He helped Ferro become Argentine’s national champion in 1982 and 1984. He played 135 times for Ferro since 1980 to 1987.

Read: Roberto Carlos Mario Gomez Named New Persib Bandung Coach

3. His career as a coach started in 1997 for Lanus. One of the many teams he has coached is Mallorca in 1999. However, he was only tasked to be the assistant’s coach for five matches. He once took the job as a coach for Valencia and Inter Milan. But he became a head coach for Gimnasia La Plata again in 2004 in Argentina.

4. His last job was as a coach for Malaysia Johor Darul Ta’zim, which he helped become the champion of Liga Super Malaysia and the 2015 AFC Cup. He was also chosen to be Malaysia’s best coach. He ended his contract with the Malaysian football club in January 2017 and was replaced by Ulisses Morais from Portugal.

5. According to Persib Bandung management, Roberto Carlos Mario Gomez has signed a two-year contract deal and is currently in Argentina in preparation for his future schedule in Indonesia. Mario will arrive in Bandung to be introduced to Bobotoh (Persib fans) in early December 2017.


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