Almiron's Departure Marks the End of an Era for Boca Juniors
Jorge Almiron has resigned as coach of Boca Juniors, Argentina announced on Monday evening after the club lost the Copa Libertadores final to Fluminense. Brazil.
Fluminense beat Boca Juniors 2-1 in extra time to win their first annual continental game thanks to a 99th-minute goal by Joh Kennedy in Rio de Janeiro.
Almiron was appointed Boca Juniors coach in April following the departure of Argentine compatriot Hugo Ibarra.
Boca Juniors are currently seventh in Argentina's top league, Primera Divisi on, after 17 games with 17 points, behind leaders and longtime rivals River Plate.
The club announced in a statement: "Boca Juniors informed its members and fans that on Sunday, November 5 , after 9pm, Jorge Almiron announced that he and his coaching staff "With the contract in force until the end of the season, I have personally decided not to continue as a coach. "
" Our institution would like to thank all the leaders for their support and wish him every success in the future," the statement said.