South Korea has named the former Portugal coach, Paulo Bento as new coach for the next four years through 2022 world cup in Qatar.
This was made known on friday by the Korea football association and according to Kim Pan-gon, a top KFA official in charge of finding new coach, had said that with “four years of patience and support”, Bento will take the Taeguk warriors to new heghts.
“Coach Bento fits the Korean football style as he pursues high-pressing games and tight defences denying opponents chances for counterattacks,” Kim told journalists.
He also praised Bento for his effort for taking Portugal to the semi-finals of Euro 2012.
“He is professional, charismatic and has passion and confidence,” Kim said.