The wonderkid factory that is Envigdo FC saw its exciting prospects flourish in 2029 as, free from the shackles of continental football, a young team dominated Colombia's Finalización stage. But the hard work began now.
Robinho Lazaró came into his eighth season as manager of Envigado FC with the board's full backing despite a couple of tricky seasons and failing to qualify for continental football for the first time in five years.
The worst league stage of Robinho Lazaró's time in charge of Colombian wonderkid factory Envigado FC was fairly inevitable after losing several key players and replacing them with raw youngsters. But Lazaró was optimistic after a prolonged rest between the Apertura and Finalización stages of the 2028 campaign.
Robinho Lazaró's focus on youth development at Colombian wonderkid factory Envigado FC was undeniably yielding results. After four years in charge, he'd led the club to its first Colombian title with a Finalización win, three Apertura runner-up finishes, a Súperliga success and three straight Copa Libertadores campaigns.
Robinho Lazaró and his young Colombian superstars paraded the Liga BetPlay Finalización trophy through the streets of Envigado as they celebrated the club's first-ever piece of silverware with their adoring fans.
The depth of talent at Envigado FC could not be argued against. Robinho Lazaró's young charges qualified for Copa Libertadores for the first time in club history by winning the Liga BetPlay Finalización league stage in 2023 - but, crucially, not the playoff stage that sees the trophies handed out.
Despite not signing any players, Robinho Lazaró was quietly building a squad brimming with potential at Colombian wonderkid factory Envigado FC.
Robinho Lazaró massively exceeded all expectations in his first season at the helm of Colombian wonderkid factory Envigado FC. His massive overachievement saw one of Colombia's top teams Junior FC offer him an interview in the summer of 2022, which he swiftly rejected.