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Martino to stay another year

Paraguay boss to stay on until after Copa America

Last Updated: 09/07/10 3:09pm

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Martino: Staying on

Martino: Staying on

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Gerardo Martino has announced that he will stay on as coach of Paraguay until after the Copa America next year.

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The Argentine led the team to an unprecedented quarter final stage of the World Cup this year, where they lost out narrowly to Spain in a 1-0 defeat.

The 47-year-old has proved to be a popular choice, with Martino only having signed a new contract five months earlier, he told Paraguayan television station Canal 9 that he would remain in the role.

"For me, it has been five months that the new contract has already been in order," said Martino.

"However, after the Copa America (hosted by Argentina) a cycle will come to an end and I will leave my post.

On Thursday, Paraguay's football federation (APF) had announced that they would give him time to reflect on his future while he went on three weeks holiday.

It had been reported that Martino was being monitored by his home country to potentially replace Diego Maradona as manager of the national team, but it seems that his decision has been made.

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