Famalicão announced on Monday the termination of the contract with the coach Jorge Silas and the hiring of Ivo Vieira as commander of the main team, which is currently 17th and penultimate in the 1st football league.
In two almost simultaneous announcements, the Minho reported an agreement to resign with the coach he hired in early February and who commanded the team in only six games, as well as the hiring of 45-year-old Ivo Vieira.
The new Famalicão coach, who has played more than 130 games in the top flight of national football, has been without a club since the beginning of February when he left Al-Wehda in Saudi Arabia
Ivo Vieira also counts on his résumé with passages for Marítimo, Desportivo das Aves, Académica de Coimbra, Estoril Praia, Moreirense and Vitória de Guimarães, the latter the club he coached last season.
The Famalicense badge did not reveal the length of the bond agreed with Ivo Vieira today.
The coach will inherit the team instead of leaving the division [penúltimo classificado, com 19 pontos]He was the Minho’s third coach of the season after João Pedro Sousa, who was abandoned by Silas.
Silas, who was hired for a year and a half in February, was responsible for just six games for the Northerners, scooping one win and two draws during that time, but didn’t withstand Saturday’s final loss to Boavista, which dictated the end point of the call that came after Information of the club was agreed upon by “mutual agreement”.