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Flamengo appoint Paulo Sousa as the club's new coach for 2022

Flamengo appoint Paulo Sousa as the club’s new coach for 2022

Portuguese coach Paulo Sousa, 51, has been confirmed as Flamengo’s new coach for the 2022 season

Now it’s official! Paulo Sousa is the new coach Act flamingo. The announcement came on Wednesday (29) via the club’s social networks. The technician arrives in Rio de Janeiro for a two season contract.

The 51-year-old Portuguese has, since January 2021, been responsible for selecting Poland, chosen by Marcus Braz and Bruno Spindel after talks with Jorge Jesus, who was still ahead of BenficaDon’t move forward in the last days. to take over the club, He agreed to pay a fine of 300,000 euros, or approximately 2 million Brazilian riyals, to leave the old job.

Paulo Sousa arrived in Rio de Janeiro accompanied by a strong technical committee, which is the main target of the managers of the Red and Lions since the departure of Jorge Jesus in July 2020. With Dominic Torrent, Rogerio Ceni and Renato Gaucho, only two coaches accompanied.

Coach in the major teams since 2008, when he coached Queen Garden Keepers, Paulo Sousa had lanes Lister e Swansea Not the UK.

In addition, Portuguese coach Videoton (Hungary), Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel), intrepid (Switzerland) , Fiorentina (Italy), Tianjin Quantian (China) and Bordeaux (France). It was the last job ahead of the Polish national team, and there are still chances of getting a place in World Cup 2022Not Qatar.

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In his first job in South America, Paulo Sousa was the 13th foreign coach in the entire history of Flamengo, with the Portuguese being the fourth.

See below the leaders from outside Brazil who preceded Robro Negro:

Ramon Platero (Uruguay), Juan Carlos Bertone (Uruguay), Charles Williams (England), Isidore Kruchner (Hungary), Ernesto Santos (Portugal), Candido de Oliveira (Portugal), Fletas Solic (Paraguay), Armando Ranganisky (Argentina). ), Modesto Pria (Paraguay), Reinaldo Rueda (Colombia), Jorge Jesus (Portugal) and Dominic Torrent (Spain).

Paulo Sousa’s main mission is to bring the Flamengo back to the top of America.

dominate Libertadores Konmebol In 2022 is the main sporting goal of the club, which still has to face disputes Brazilian Super Cup, Act Carioca ChampionshipAnd Brazilian Championship e Brazil Cup in the next calendar.



Flamengo’s intention is to have Paulo Sousa already in the club’s re-introduction, scheduled for January 10, at Ninho do Urubu. The coach will stay in Europe for a few days to simplify the bureaucratic issues and finalize the move.