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Bora returns to coach at Confederations Cup
by Paul Kennedy, April 9th, 2009 7AM

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[IRAQ] Former U.S. national team coach Bora Milutinovic, 64, will coach Asian champion Iraq -- the eighth national team he has coached -- at this year's Confederations Cup in South Africa.

The hiring comes two months after Brazilian Jorvan Vieira was fired as coach of the national team. Iraq won the Asian Cup in 2007 but did not advance as far as the final round of World Cup 2010 qualifying in Asia.

Iraq will face Spain, South Africa and New Zealand in the Confederations Cup.

Milutinovic coached five different teams at five consecutive World Cups: Mexico in 1986, Costa Rica in 1990, the USA in 1994, Nigeria in 1998, and China in 2002.

His last two stints with national teams have ended quickly.

BORA'S COACHING CAREER
1977-1981 Pumas UNAM
1983-1986 Mexico
1987 San Lorenzo (Argentina)
1987 Udinese Calcio (Italy)
1990 Costa Rica
1991-1995 United States
1995-1997 Mexico
1997-1998 Nigeria
1998-1999 MetroStars
2000-2002 China
2003-2004 Honduras
2004-2005 Al-Sadd
2006-2007 Jamaica
2009- Iraq



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