Famous football manager Ginés Meléndez will assume office as technical director of the Football Federation of Armenia from January 1st.
Meléndez will coordinate the work of all national teams and will work out the policy of development of children’s and women’s football and mini-football.
He will be jointed by two other Spanish specialists.
Meléndez, a former footballer, stopped playing at age 21. He has since long worked as coach at Albacete Balompié.
He has been a UEFA and FIFA technical instructor since 2008 and 2011, respectively. Between 2011 and 2018, he held the position of the Technical Director of the Spanish Football Federation and was a national coach coordinator.
As manager of the Spanish national teams of different age groups, he has coached Xavi Hernandez, Andes Iniesta, Iker Casillias, David Villa, Cesc Fàbregas, Juan Mata, Gerard Pique, Isco and others.