Montreal Impact remove interim tag, name Mauro Biello coach
MONTREAL -- The interim tag is coming off Montreal Impact coach Mauro Biello's title.
Biello took over on an interim basis Aug. 30 after Frank Klopas was fired. He led the Impact to a 7-2-2 record while in charge.
Mauro Biello nommé entraineur-chef de l'Impact de Montréal. Mauro Biello is named head coach of the Montreal Impact #IMFC- Impact de Montréal (@impactmontreal) November 13, 2015
Biello took the Impact to the Eastern Conference semifinals of the MLS playoffs, where they fell to Columbus Crew SC 4-3 on aggregate.
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The team was boosted by the arrival of former Chelsea and Ivory Coast star Didier Drogba, who joined the club midseason.
Team president Joey Saputo announced the appointment Friday and said Biello also is gaining the title of director of player personnel.