Legendary Mexican coach Ignacio Trelles Campos has died at the age of 103 after a successful coaching career.
His death was announced by Mexican club Cruz Azul, a club the legendary coach helped win two league championships in 1978-79 and 1979-80.
The club announced: “With great sadness, but likewise, pride in being part of this club, we would like to inform you that Don Ignacio Trelles was added to the ‘Celestial Legends’.”
Campos, who was popularly called Don Nacho, led Mexico to three World Cups including the 1958, 1962 and 1966 tournaments.
The Mexican Football Federation said: “We join the grief that seizes the football family for the death of Ignacio Trelles, legend of Mexican soccer. Prompt condolences to family and friends. RIP.”
CONCACAF said: “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Ignacio Trelles, who made a huge contribution to football in Mexico.”
According to Cruz Azul, a private funeral will be held for the legendary coach due to the coronavirus pandemic the world is currently battling with.