OTTAWA, Ontario. March 19 (CSA) – Canada Soccer have announced that Octavio Zambrano is the new manager of the Canadian Mens National Team.
Zambrano will oversee an integrated program from the Men’s National Team through to all men’s national youth teams from the U-14 age level and up.
“Canada deserves to have its Men’s National Team Program perform on a consistent basis and Octavio’s experience within professional club and academy settings around the world will allow him to lead program alignment and solidify the second pillar of our Leading a Soccer Nation plan: consistent, world-class performances by our National Teams.” said Victor Montagliani, President, Canada Soccer
Zambrano joins Canada Soccer after recently serving as Head Coach of Delfín Sporting Club in Ecuador’s Serie A.
With the hiring of Zambrano, Canada Soccer will continue to build its base of talent across the country through partnership and collaboration with its member provincial and territorial soccer associations as well as professional clubs and academies.
Zambrano will travel to Scotland this week ahead of Canada’s Men’s International Friendly on March 22. He will assume coaching duties in Qatar at the U-23 tournament where Canada will face both Uzbekistan (25 March) and host Qatar (28 March).
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