Junior Sao Paulo coach appointed as head coach of Brazil national soccer team

 Sao Paulo coach Dori Bau Junior (61, Brazil) was appointed as the head coach of the Brazilian national soccer team.On the 7th, the Associated Press cited the Sao Paulo club’s announcement and reported, “Coach Junior has left the team to take charge of the Brazilian national team.”The Associated Press said, “The Brazilian Football Association has not yet announced the appointment of coach Junior,” but added, “An official from the Brazilian Football Association confirmed that a formal offer will soon be made to coach Junior.”

Coach Junior also expressed his thoughts through the Sao Paulo club, saying, “I achieved a personal dream because I achieved good results in Sao Paulo.” After Brazil was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the 2022 Qatar World Cup, coach Chichi resigned from his position, and since then, Ramon Menezes and Fernando Dinis have taken over as acting coaches.Acting coach Dinis, who took charge of the Brazilian national team in July of last year, was sacked on the 6th due to recent poor performance, and coach Junior was appointed to lead the South American qualifiers for the 2026 North and Central America World Cup.

Brazil is in 6th place in the South American preliminary round with 2 wins, 1 draw, and 3 losses.The Brazilian association was eyeing Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti as his successor, but Ancelotti recently extended his contract with his team instead of going to Brazil.Coach Junior is a leader who led prestigious Brazilian clubs such as Fluminense, Palmeiras, Santos, and Flamengo. In 2022, while leading Flamengo, he swept the Brazilian FA Cup and the Copa Libertadores, the South American club championship.He also demonstrated leadership in leading Sao Paulo to the top of the Brazilian FA Cup in 2023.The AFP news agency introduced an anecdote in which Thiago 카지노사이트킹 Maia, who was coached by Coach Junior at Santos, said, “He is the Guardiola of Brazil.”

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