Paraguay's Argentine Eduardo Berizzo gestures during the South American qualification football match against Bolivia for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, at the Hernando Siles stadium in La Paz, on Oct 14, 2021. (JUAN KARITA / POOL / AFP)
SANTIAGO - Argentina's Eduardo Berizzo has been appointed manager of the Chile national football team, the local football federation said on Thursday.
Eduardo Berizzo replaces Martin Lasarte, who was sacked in April following the Roja's failure to qualify for this year's FIFA World Cup in Qatar
The 52-year-old replaces Martin Lasarte, who was sacked in April following the Roja's failure to qualify for this year's FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Local media reported that Berizzo agreed to a contract that runs until late 2025.
Berizzo has been out of work since being sacked as Paraguay boss last October.
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He previously worked as an assistant manager for Chile under Marcelo Bielsa from 2007 to 2010.
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