ATK Appoints José Molina As New Head Coach

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José Francisco Molina Jiménez
José Francisco Molina Jiménez

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José Francisco Molina Jiménez, who has represented Spain in 1998 World Cup and two European Championships in 1996 and 2000, has been appointed as the Head Coach of ATK for the upcoming third season. He was the goalkeeper for Atlético de Madrid for five years turning out in 189 matches winning La Liga and Copa Del Rey titles with them in now famous 1995-96 season before joining Deportivo de La Coruña with whom he lifted the Copa Del Rey trophy.
Molina had been the manager of teams like Getafe B, Villarreal C, Villarreal B, Villarreal, and Kitchee.

Profile: José Francisco Molina Jiménez played as a goalkeeper, where he spent 11 years of his professional career at Atlético Madrid and Deportivo de La Coruña. Over the course of 14 seasons, he appeared in 415 La Liga matches. Molina represented national side Spain for four years and played during the World Cup in 1998 and two European Championships in 1996 and 2000. With Atletico de Madrid, Molina went on to win Copa del Rey before joining Deportivo de La Coruña with whom he once again lifted the Copa Del Rey trophy. José Molina has been successful manager for clubs like Villarreal B and C divisions, Getafe B divisions and Kitchee (one of the most talked about teams from Hong Kong). In his short one year stint in Hong Kong, Molina managed to achieve a remarkable domestic treble with the Premier League, League Cup and FA Cup and he guided Kitchee to the AFC Cup quarter finals.