Sao Paulo Club Pursuing Argentine Coach After Departure of Dorival Junior

Given the departure of Dorival Junior to the Brazil team, an Argentine would be plan A for the São Paulo club.

Sao Paulo could not prevent the departure of coach Dorival Junior. This Sunday, January 7, the club made the departure of its coach official, as he agreed to lead the Brazil team for the challenges in the South American Qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup, as well as the Copa América, which will be played in June 2024 in the United States. Joined.

The invitation from Ednaldo Rodrigues, president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) was very tempting, and Dorival did not hesitate: he will fulfill a dream at 61 years old, after establishing himself in clubs such as Internacional, Flamengo and, of course, Sao Paulo FC.

Now the need in Sao Paulo is to get a highly competitive and senior coach to face the season, in which the main challenge is to transcend the Copa Conmebol Libertadores.

For the moment, Lucas Silvestre and Pedro Sotero, Dorival’s assistants, will direct the preseason of the São Paulo club, which started this Saturday, January 6.

According to the Brazilian press, president Julio Casares already has a main candidate to be the coach of Sao Paulo FC: he is Argentine, he is 48 years old and he has been coaching in Brazil for three seasons.

This is Juan Pablo Vojvoda, coach of Fortaleza EC, a team that was a sensation in the 2023 Copa Sudamericana, a competition in which they reached the final and lost it to Liga Universitaria de Quito in a series of penalties.

Vojvoda trained as a coach in the minor categories of Newell’s Old Boys, where he debuted in the professional team as an interim; He also directed the Argentine Defense and Justice, Talleres de Córdoba and Huracán; while in Chile he directed Unión La Calera.

2024-01-07 21:45:00
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