Giggs Appointed Wales National Soccer Team Head

Giggs Appointed Wales National Soccer Team HeadGiggs Appointed Wales National Soccer Team Head

The Football Asssociation of Wales has appointed Ryan Giggs as the new manager of the national team on a four-year contract.

Former Manchester United winger is the successor to Chris Coleman who quit the job in November to take charge of the English club Sunderland. Coleman led Wales to the Euro 2016 semifinals but they failed to qualify for this year’s World Cup, Reuters reported.

The 44-year-old played for Wales national team 64 times between 1991 and 2007 but was unpopular with some fans for missing many internationals, especially friendlies.

He ended his glittering 23-year playing career in 2014 and managed Manchester United in a caretaker role for four games at the end of the 2013-14 season after David Moyes was sacked.

Giggs was Louis van Gaal’s assistant at Old Trafford for the following two seasons before leaving United in 2016 after Jose Mourinho was appointed as manager.

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