Former Argentina coach Sabella undergoes angioplasty

Buenos Aires, Dec 8 (IANS) Former Argentine football team coach Alejandro Sabella has undergone an angioplasty.

Sabella led Argetina to a runners-up finish at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. He was hospitalised on Sunday evening in the city of La Plata, 60 km south of Buenos Aires, with strong chest pains, reports Xinhua.

According to the medical report released on Monday, the 61-year-old Sabella “underwent a angioplasty procedure for hypertension (high blood pressure) and acute coronary syndrome,” at the Hospital Espanol.

The health centre also informed that after the procedure Sabella is “stable” and should stay “under observation for the next 24 to 48 hours.”

After the World Cup in Brazil, where Argentina came second after losing 0-1 in the final against Germany, the coach did not continue working despite receiving offers from clubs in various countries.

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