Miguel Ángel Ramírez’s move to Independiente del Valle continues to bear fruit. The Spanish coach led the ‘blue and black’ to achieve the first international title in their history: the 2019 Copa Sudamericana.
Not only that. ‘IDV’, in Ecuador, was proclaimed champion in all categories: from U13 to U19 through U15 and U17.
Ecuador has also known how to get a piece of it. The ‘Tri’ has taken nine of his players to the Qatar World Cup. «Gustavo Alfaro has formed a consolidated group. He has struggled to have a stable starting XI, but he has very talented players and youngsters with repeatability. “For me, due to potential, they should go to the round of 16, one way or another, and finish leaders of Group A ahead of the Netherlands” points out Miguel Ángel Ramírez before x-raying his pupils.