Jurgen Mainka, already reforming CONCACAF in the wake of a growing corruption scandal, was promoted to deputy general secretary of the regional football governing body, the group announced Friday.
The scandal-tainted ruling body for football in North and Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF) said Monday it will not seek to immediately appoint a new president following the suspension of incumbent Alfredo Hawit.
Mexico stunned the United States 3-2 to qualify for the 2017 Confederations Cup as a spectacular extra-time winner from Paul Aguilar settled a five-goal thriller at the Pasadena Rose Bowl.
Jurgen Klinsmann believes the United States will have the benefit of a sizeable home support for his team's showdown with Mexico, four years after a Gold Cup clash at the same venue turned into a virtual away game.
Mexico captain Rafa Marquez brushed off retirement talk here Friday as he prepared for the latest test of his glittering international career with a showdown against arch rivals the United States.
Interim manager Ricardo Ferretti admitted Friday his views on coaching Mexico had changed as he prepares for the end of his brief stint in charge of "El Tri" in their Confederations Cup showdown with the United States.