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Brazilian club Internacional sacks coach Diego Aguirre


Diego Aguirre

Rio de Janeiro: Three-time Brazilian Serie A champions Internacional have fired Uruguayan coach Diego Aguirre after a poor run. The announcement follows Internacional’s 0-0 home draw with Chapecoense on Sunday, a result that left the club 10th in the 20-team standings, reports Xinhua.  “We confirm that Diego Aguirre and his staff have left the club,” Internacional said in a brief statement on their website on Thursday. The Porto Alegre outfit will be led on an interim basis by Odair Hellman. Aguirre, whose career as a player included spells at Olympiacos and River Plate, took charge of Internacional in January, leading the club to 24 wins, 15 draws and nine losses.

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