Bolivia coach Acosta steps down

April 7, 2004
SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia, April 6 (Reuters) - Bolivia coach Nelson Acosta resigned on Tuesday after an unhappy nine months in which he repeatedly criticised the standard of soccer in the Andean nation.

Acosta, who was born in Uruguay and holds Chilean citizenship, quit one week after a 2-0 home defeat by Chile left his side bottom of the South American World Cup qualifying group with three points from five games.

The defeat was a bitter blow for Bolivia, whose chances of qualifying ...

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