The former manager of Boca and Arsenal signed a contract with Ecuador until December of this year, but the good work carried out over these two years -since 2020- has made the directors want to extend their relationship for a while longer.
In mid-2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gustavo Alfaro He arrived at the “Tri” after a bitter experience in Boca with the aim of qualifying for the Qatar 2022 World Cup after not being able to play the World Cup in Russia in 2018.
With more than acceptable performance for managers, Ecuador qualified for the World Cup in Qatar in fourth and last place, escaping the playoffs by just two points above Peru, while in the Copa América in Brazil 2021, after passing Group B, they were beaten by Argentina by 3 to 0.
“We always talk with the coach, I think the issue is progressing and that the will is there. I hope that in a short time we can make the announcement of his renewal”expressed Egas, who regardless of the result of his stay in Qatar, wants Alfaro to remain in command of the selected team.