Monterroso hired as Guatemala's new coach

October 31, 2008
GUATEMALA CITY -- Benjamin Monterroso was hired as Guatemala's national soccer coach for the third time Friday, taking over a team on the brink of elimination during qualifying for the 2010 World Cup.

He replaces Ramon Madariaga, a Honduran who was fired after a 2-1 loss to Cuba.

Guatemala's only chance of advancing to the final round of CONCACAF qualifying is to beat the United States at Commerce City, Colo., on Nov. 19 and hope Trinidad and Tobago loses at home to Cuba. Guatemala ...

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