Porto appoint Paulo Fonseca as new coach

Updated: 10 June 2013 18:05 IST

Portuguese champions Porto on Monday announced that Paulo Fonseca will be their new coach after the departure of Vitor Pereira.

Lisbon:

Portuguese champions Porto on Monday announced that Paulo Fonseca will be their new coach after the departure of Vitor Pereira.

The 40-year-old Fonseca, who last season steered unfancied Pacos de Ferreira to third spot in the league, has signed a two-year deal, Porto said in a statement to the Portuguese stock exchange.

Fonseca became a coach in 2005 after a playing career with Maritimo de Funchal, Belenenses and Vitoria de Guimaraes.

Pereira, who won two Primeira Liga titles with Porto, on Sunday announced he was joining Saudi club Al-Ahli.

Topics : Football Sevilla FC Porto Benfica
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