A former head coach of Peru, Marta Tejedor, is Birmingham City’s new manager.
City say that their new boss spent two seasons at Atletico Madrid before being appointed Head Coach of Chile U-20s and leading them to the World Cup.
She was Head Coach of Peru between 2013 – 2016 and has been a regular member of FIFA’s Technical Study Groups, working as a football analyst at the World Cup in Germany and Canada, as well as at two U-20 World Cups.
Tejedor has been a FIFA instructor and adviser since 2012 and became a CONMEBOL instructor in 2017. That has seen her work in a variety of countries, including Russia, Israel, Equatorial Guinea, Uruguay, Moldova, Paraguay, Lithuania and Latvia.
Most recently she was Technical Director and Head Coach of CD Tacon in her native Spain, leading them to the Second Division championship.
Tejedor, a UEFA A licence holder, has a degree in physical education and is in the fourth year of study for a degree in psychology.