Paco Hernández replaces Pablo Feijoo in the seven

Pablo Feijoo will not continue as Spanish rugby sevens coach. What was intuited since the formation of a new board of directors in the summer after the elections that evicted his father, Alfonso Feijoo, from Ferraz, has finally come true. The Basque assures on his Twitter account that he is not leaving because the Federation wishes so, but that it was his own players who have conveyed the idea that his moment was over.

He will be replaced at the helm of the Lions of the Olympic modality by the man from Granada Paco Hernandezwho was an important player of the bloc and since his retirement a few years ago had embarked on a personal training project. Pablo, considered one of the greats in the history of the national team, had even more weight as an international. In fact, both played together in the 2016 Games, the only Olympic participation to date of the Spanish seven.

Feijoo leaves the position after a period of five years in which he has led the group to win two European champion titles and has achieved permanence among the permanent teams of the World Series, something vital for the development of the discipline. In his debit is not having been able to get the ticket for the Tokyo Games or for the last two World Cups.

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