Jaguares turn back to Tena to manage club
A day after sacking Miguel Angel Brindisi, Jaguares de Chiapas turned to a familiar face to guide the squad. Luis Fernando Tena, who previously managed Jaguares, will take over effective immediately.
Because Tena has already paced the sidelines for another club during this Clausura 2009 season, he cannot do so for Jaguares during Jornada 17. Assistant Marco Antonio "Chima" Ruiz will be the acting manager as Tena will be in the stands, likely providing Ruiz with direction.
Regardless, Tena is the man in charge and he said he's looking forward to the challenge.
"It's my chance for revenge," Tena said. "I know the team and there are capable players to have success."
Despite having moved on from Jaguares, Tena said he is glad to return.
"I was very anxious to try and return to this institution," Tena said. "I've always felt like I had work left to do here."
Tena was sacked from his job at Morelia, which replaced him with Tomas Boy and is close to reaching the Liguilla but, like Jaguares, need to win on Saturday and help to get in.
Aside from Morelia and Jaguares, Tena has managed other clubs such as Cruz Azul and America.