At a meeting last Friday, Flamengo and the Brazilian Confederation unanimously entered the postponement of the Roberto Negro matches, which will lose many of the players who have been called up to the main and Olympic teams at the next FIFA date. Club president, Rodolfo Landem, accompanied by federation president, Rogiero Capuclio, was at the entity’s headquarters in Rio de Janeiro to hold a conversation where any misunderstanding of the situation was resolved.
Matches against Curitiba, in the third round of the Copa do Brasil, will be moved from 2 and 9 June to 10 (in Coto Pereira) and 16 (in Maracana). And the Brazilian championship matches in the period, for example against Grêmio in Porto Alegre, in the second round, the tendency is to remain indefinitely until new dates are set.
Landem and Capocló met at the headquarters of the Brazilian Federation last Friday – Photo: Disclosure
Last week, the CBF indicated changes to the calendar due to calls by Gabigol and Everton Ribeiro to the main team, Gerson and Pedro to the Olympic team. But Flamengo was initially reluctant to reschedule their matches. In contact with General Electric, CEO Bruno Spindel responded that the club does not endorse the changes to the calendar:
– Flamengo appreciates Branco’s concern, appreciation and words regarding the impact of calls in the Flamingo games. However, to be clear, Flamengo has not requested or will at any time request that their matches be postponed.
“Flamengo expects that the CBF will fulfill its commitment to maintain the club’s football schedule, starting with the Brazilian as agreed, without any delay, on the weekend of May 29 for all clubs, including Flamengo.”
Gabijol played 28 minutes with Tite in the national team, in October 2019, against Nigeria – Photo: Pedro Martins / Foto FC
Gabriel and Everton Ribeiro were called up for matches against Ecuador, at 4, in Porto Alegre, and Paraguay, at 8, in Asunción, both through the qualifiers. Pedro and Gerson for the Olympic team friendly matches are still without a specific schedule. FIFA history runs from May 31 to June 8. The Brazilian Football Confederation also manifested in an official note:
“The Brazilian Football Association informed, in a meeting held last Friday, 14, between the President of the Brazilian Federation, Rogiero Capuclio and Flamengo Rodolfo Landem, that the club had gladly agreed to change the dates of the team matches that will be held in the next FIFA.
1 – Coritiba and Flamengo postponed the Brazil Football Cup from June 2 to June 10, with the return match between the two teams to be held on June 16.
2 – However, the matches between Grêmio, Flamengo, Athletico Paranaense and Flamengo for the Brazilian Championship will be rescheduled to dates to be decided.
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