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Jesse Marsch employed as Canada’s males’s nationwide soccer staff by means of 2026 World Cup

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American Jesse Marsch was employed Monday as coach of Canada’s males’s nationwide soccer staff and signed to a contract by means of the 2026 World Cup.

The 50-year-old takes over Canada forward of the Copa América, the place Canada performs defending champion Argentina within the match opener on June 20. Marsch changed John Herdman, who left final 12 months to change into coach of Toronto in Main League Soccer. Assistant Mauro Biello had served as interim coach.

Canada has an automated World Cup berth as co-host together with the United States and Mexico. The Canadians reached the World Cup in 2022 for the primary time since 1986 and went 0-3, shedding to Belgium, Croatia and Morocco.

The Canada Soccer Affiliation stated house owners of Canada’s three MLS groups — Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver — had made monetary contributions that enabled Marsch’s hiring.

After taking part in for Princeton after which D.C., Chicago and Chivas USA in MLS, Marsch turned a U.S. nationwide staff assistant underneath Bob Bradley in 2010-11, then turned the primary head coach of MLS’s Montreal Impression (2011-12).

He coached the New York Pink Bulls (2015-18), Pink Bull Salzburg (2019-21), RB Leipzig (2021) and Leeds (2022-23).

Reporting by The Related Press.

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