The current Ecuadorian coach and the Uruguayan midfielder gave each other a warm hug in the run-up to the qualifying match.

The preview of the match between Uruguay and Colombia, for the date 10 of the Qualifiers towards the Qatar 2022 World Cup, had the reunion of two former Boca: Gustavo Alfaro and Nahitan Nández. The current La Tri coach and the Uruguayan midfielder, who shared seven months at Xeneize, They gave each other a warm hug that was taken by the cameras.

Alfaro and Nández

Alfaro directed Nández in Boca from January to August 2019, the month in which the steering wheel was sold to Cagliari in Italy, where it plays today. In that period, the Uruguayan played a total of 21 games and in 18 of them he started, which shows how important it was for the DT. What’s more, scored two goals.

The good relationship between the two was demonstrated after the Uruguayan’s last game in Boca. That night, in La Bombonera, Alfaro took him out to win the ovation of the people and gave him a big hug when he got to the substitute bench. “I have no doubts that it will return, it seems that this botija was born with Boca’s shirt painted”Said the coach in the conference after that match in which Xeneize defeated Athletico Paranaense 2-0 and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores 2019.

Nández and Alfaro


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