Reinaldo Rueda is Colombia’s new coach, following the departure of Portuguese Carlos Queiroz in December after a sluggish start in the qualifying campaign for the next World Cup, the Colombian Football Federation (FCF) announced on Thursday. Rueda, 63, of Colombian nationality, will have to restart the selection of his country after two consecutive routs against Uruguay (3-0) and Ecuador (6-1) during his last two outings in World Cup qualifying. 2022 in Qatar. These two defeats caused the departure of Queiroz on December 1. Rueda, who arrived in Colombia on Wednesday, gave up control of Chile, which has as many points as Colombia (4) in these South American qualifiers, but ahead of it thanks to a better goal difference.