Portugal Name Fernando Santos as New Football Coach

Fernando Santos' first aim will be to help Portugal qualify for the 2016 European Championship in France.

updated: September 23, 2014 17:21 IST
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Fernando Santos was Greece's coach till he quite after the FIFA World Cup.


Lisbon: Fernando Santos was on Tuesday named as the new coach of Portugal, succeeding Portuguese compatriot Paulo Bento.

Santos, who will be 60 next month, is a former coach of Greece, whom he took to the quarter-finals of the 2012 European Championship and the round of 16 in the World Cup in Brazil.

Santos quit Greece after the World Cup, his post taken up by Claudio Ranieri.

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