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Houston Dynamo FC: Paulo Nagamura was recently hired as the youngest head coach for the Houston football team

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – Houston Dynamo FC selected Paulo Nagamura as the newest head coach.

The video above is from an earlier report.

Nagaurma is the fifth head coach in Dynamo history after Dominic Kinnear (2006-14), Owen Coyle (2015-16), Wilmer Cabrera (2017-19) and Tab Ramos (2020-2021). He was the youngest person on the team to get the role.

He also becomes the third Brazil-born coach in Major League history and will be the second-youngest of active MLS head coaches, according to Houston Dynamo FC.

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The 38-year-old retired from professional football in 2017 and helped Sporting Kansas City win a second consecutive Western Conference title at the USL Championship as their assistant coach and later become their head coach in 2018.

“This is a fantastic opportunity. The club’s owners and management are committed to building a team that truly makes our fans proud. I’m grateful for Ted Segal, Lyle Ayes, John Walker and Pat Onstad have entrusted me with this role at a turning point for the Club,” Nagamura said during a press conference at PNC Stadium. “As a player, I’ve watched Pat and the previous Dynamo teams lift the MLS Cup, win the collegiate championship, and I understand the responsibility that comes with this role. That’s the goal, and I’ll do it. tireless work to help Dynamo return to the top of the MLS.”

Dynamo will open pre-season training for the 2022 MLS campaign on Tuesday, January 18. The regular season kicks off Sunday, February 27 when Houston hosts Real Salt Lake at PNC Stadium at 6 pm CST.

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