Lou Moro

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Lou Moro
Personal information
Full name Luigi Moro
Date of birth (1918-04-26)26 April 1918
Place of birth Savona, Italy
Date of death 1 October 2009(2009-10-01) (aged 91)
Place of death Canada
Teams managed
Years Team
Vancouver Whitecaps

Luigi "Lou" Moro (26 April 1918 – 1 October 2009) was an Italian-born Canadian professional soccer and lacrosse coach.

Early life[edit]

Luigi Moro was born in Savona, Italy on 26 April 1918; his family emigrated to British Columbia in 1929.


After coaching ice hockey and lacrosse during World War II, Moro began his professional coaching career.

Soccer career[edit]

Moro was in charge of the Vancouver Whitecaps for three seasons of the North American Soccer League. He then became a coach of the Whitecaps as they continued in the Canadian Soccer League and American Professional Soccer Leagues. Moro was also a trainer of the Canadian national soccer team in 1960, and for the World Cup qualifying campaigns in 1974 and 1978.

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