Ignacio Trelles

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Ignacio Trelles
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Personal information
Full name Ignacio Trelles Campos
Date of birth (1916-07-31)31 July 1916
Place of birth Guadalajara, Mexico
Date of death 24 March 2020(2020-03-24) (aged 103)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932–1943 Necaxa
1943–1945 América
1946–1948 Chicago Vikings
1948–1949 América
Teams managed
1950–1951 Zacatepec
1953–1954 Club Deportivo Marte
1954–1958 Zacatepec
1957 Mexico (assistant)
1958–1960 América
1960–1969 Mexico
1966–1968 Toluca
1975–1976 Mexico
1976–1982 Cruz Azul
1983–1985 Atlante F.C.
1986–1989 UDG
1990–1991 Puebla
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ignacio "Nacho" Trelles Campos (31 July 1916 – 24 March 2020) was a Mexican football player and coach. He had five tenures as coach of the Selección de fútbol de México (Mexico national team) in 106 international matches, and was in charge of the Mexico squads at FIFA World Cup tournaments: 1962[1] and 1966. He guided Mexico to their first win in a FIFA World Cup.

He coached 1083 matches, collected 463 wins, 319 draws and 301 losses. He turned 100 in July 2016.[2] Trelles died on 24 March 2020 of a heart attack, aged 103.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mexico dig deep in Asuncion
  2. "100 años de Don 'Nacho' Trelles" (in Spanish). sopitas.com. 31 July 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  3. Murió Ignacio Trelles a los 103 años, mítico entrenador del fútbol mexicano (in Spanish)

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