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US recruit new backroom staff


Owusu Ansah Doe


The U.S national soccer team, have recruited Berti Vogts and Tab Ramos as part of coach Jurgen Klinsmann's coaching staff whiles the Yankees have parted ways with Martin Vasquez.

The three changes in the national side's coaching room was announced on Sunday evening by the FA. Berti Vogts, the former Nigeria and Germany coach will serve as an advisor to his former trainee, Klinsmann (1996 European Championship where they both represented Germany).

America's U20 coach, Tab Ramos, has also been added to Klinsmann's backroom staff whiles Martin Vasquez will be given a new role according to the FA within U.S soccer.

In the official press release, Klinsmann stated "We are absolutely thrilled to have Berti join us as an advisor, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, both as a player and a coach"

Berti Vogts, also a former coach of Scotland, doubles as the head coach of Azerbaijan and will be part of the Yankees technical team that will attempt to oust, their nemesis - Ghana as well Portugal and Germany, in next summer's World Cup slated for Brazil - to book a knockout berth.

The U.S will play two warm-up games prior to the Mundial with Nigeria and Azerbaijan before they kickoff their Group G encounters.





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