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Benito Floro to coach Canada

July 5, 2013
By Associated Press
TORONTO -- Former Real Madrid coach Benito Floro has been hired as Canada's national soccer coach.

He succeeds Stephen Hart, who left in October following the team's humiliating exit from World Cup qualifying. The Canadian men's team is ranked 88th by FIFA.

Floro coached the Spanish giant Real Madrid from 1992 to 1994. He most recently coached a club in Morocco and has also managed club teams in Mexico and Japan.

The Canadian Soccer Association said it is "thrilled" ...

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