Cruz Azul Names New Coach

Cruz Azul announced in a news release today that they have hired Francisco Jemez Martin, aka Paco Jemez, as their new coach effective immediately. Originally from Las Palmas, Spain, the 46-year-old Jemez has coached several teams in Spain, including in the Spanish Primera Division (aka La Liga), and becomes the first Spanish (from Spain) coach in the club’s history. His deal is to cover the Clausura 2017 & Apertura 2017 tournaments.

Source: Information bulletin from Cruz Azul