Friday, January 24, 2014

UEFA APPOINTS SIR ALEX FERGUSON AS COACHING AMBASSADOR

Back in business: Ferguson has accepted a coaching role with UEFA, Europe's governing body

European Football governing body, UEFA, has appointed former Manchester United coach, Sir Alex Ferguson has been appointed as its coaching ambassador.

UEFA president Michel Platini announced that Ferguson will work for the European governing body following an executive committee meeting in Nyon, Switzerland, on Friday.

Ferguson, one of the most successful managers of all time, retired as United boss in May after winning his 13th league title with the club.

Platini told a news conference: 'Sir Alex will be chairman of the forum of elite coaches that meet every year. 

He wil also be a member of the technical study group of the Champions League and the European Championship.'

Sir Ferguson thanked UEFA for the honour

'It is an honour and a privilege to accept this role as ambassador for UEFA.' 

Source: DailyMail

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