Del Bosque stays on as Spain coach

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Del Bosque stays on as Spain coach

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Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the World and European champions until 2016.

The 62-year-old took over the role from Luis Aragones following Spain’s Euro 2008 victory.

Since then he has become Spain’s most successful coach.

He has won 67 of 82 matches, with eight draws and seven defeats, only three of which were in competitive games.

He helped the national side retain the European title in 2012 two years after guiding La Roja to their first World Cup crown in South Africa.

Spain went unbeaten as they topped Group I ahead of France in qualifying for next year’s World Cup finals in Brazil where they will be defending their title.