Sabella confirmed as Argentina coach
Map: Argentina Alejandro Sabella has been confirmed as coach of Argentina until the 2014 World Cup finals after Sergio Batista had his contract rescinded following a disappointing Copa America.
Argentine official michael kors factory outlet online Football Association (AFA) president Julio Grondona said there would be no formal announcement since it had become common knowledge Sabella was being given the position.
Sabella, who was assistant to Daniel Passarella at the 1998 World Cup, is expected to speak to the media at Argentina's Ezeiza training camp on the outskirts of the capital.
" official michael kors factory outlet online The details are being finalised but Sabella has already been p official michael kors factory outlet online resented (in the media) and will be coach from here ... until the World Cup in Brazil, contingent on Argentina qualifying for the tournament," Grondona said.
Sabella, 56, is the fourth coach to take charge of Argentina in five years si official michael kors factory outlet online nce Jose Pekerman quit after official michael kors factory outlet online official michael kors factory outlet online the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany.
He has withdrawn from official michael kors factory outlet online a deal with United Arab Emirates club Al-Jazira to be free for the Argentina job.
Batista, who took over from Diego Maradona after last year's World Cup finals in South Africa, was to have taken the team through the South American qualifiers and on to the finals if it qualified, but Argentina's failure to win the Copa America on home soil last month ended up costing him his job.