The Swede Sven-Göran Eriksson, previously selectieheer of England, has been appointed as coach of the Philippines. That the manager of the Philippine national team on Saturday published.
“One of the most legendary coaches ever, Sven-Göran Eriksson, coach of the Azkals for the Suzuki Cup (8/11-15/12, ed.) and the Asia Cup (5/01-1/02, ed.)”, said manager Dan Palami in a video on Twitter, no details to release about the contract.
The predecessor of the 70-year-old Eriksson, Terry Butcher, left in August. He gave up already after two months, without international match, stop.
Eriksson, from 2001 to 2006, the English national coach, had previously been the national teams of Mexico and Ivory coast under his wing. Since 2013 he started to work in China, he coached there Guangzhou R&F, Shanghai SPIG and Shenzhen FC.