A year ago Flamingo Won the Brazilian Cup against Corinthians at the Maracanã. The Libertadores title came 10 days later, against Atletico in Guayaquil. The cups brought high expectations for the following season, which turned out to be disappointing considering the investments. Today, after 365 days, the club is trying to find its way back to victory and put hope in Tite.
Tite will make his debut tomorrow for Flamengo against Cruzeiro, at the Mineirão
The coach will make his first appearance Flamingo This Thursday, at 7pm (Brasilia time), against Cruzeiro, at Mineirão Stadium. One of the justifications for appointing the coach is the quality and experience in handling the group, as well as the goal of leading the redraft expected for 2024.
For Tite to take over leadership, Flamingo He went through some turmoil that justified the third change of coach within a year. Dorival Junior’s contract was not renewed even after winning the Copa do Brasil and Libertadores in 2022 saw Vitor Pereira selected to meet silverware expectations for the 2023 season.
Jorge Sampaoli has been chosen to replace Vitor Pereira. The Argentine had special support from Rodolfo Landim, the main signing enthusiast who became solely responsible for keeping the coach in several moments of pressure during just over five months in charge.
The coach finished his stint with 39 games and 39 different lineups left, isolated from the team and unable to capitalize on the quality of the players – just as he said in the Morumbi dressing room after finishing second in the Copa do Brasil to Sao Paulo. But, until his dismissal, the Argentine saw the impact off the field on his sporting performance.
Between these events off the field, Sampaoli was accumulating questions about the results. The team lost 3-0 to Cuiaba and was eliminated in the round of 16 of the Libertadores by Olimpia despite having the advantage on the scoreboard. The hope was for the Brazilian Cup title, however Flamingo He was Vice President of Sao Paulo.
“He looks like a flamingo,” Rodolfo Landim says of Tite.
It took weeks for negotiations with the former Brazilian national team coach to end happily. The football management made great efforts to convince Tite to accept the project immediately so that the 2024 season could start with the possibility of achieving good results. Tite’s first goal is to qualify directly for the Copa Libertadores and he will have 12 matches to complete this task.
Hey Flamingo They have 44 points and are still searching for the top positions in the table.
Tite’s selection goes beyond his successful CV and also covers the additional pitch that needs attention at Ninho do Ourobo. Tite was chosen to have an active voice in the team’s restructuring process, which begins at the end of the year with athletes who are in the final stages of their contracts.
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Changes will not only occur with departures, but with the arrival of new names. The year 2024 will be the last for the Landim administration, which promises high investments in recruitment to regain its titles. If you qualify for the Copa Libertadores,… Flamingo He will compete for three other titles: the Carioca, the Brasil, and the Brazilian Cup.
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