Brazil women’s soccer team coach Vadao sacked after World Cup loss

first_img Reuters Sao PauloJuly 23, 2019UPDATED: July 23, 2019 10:26 IST Brazil’s former coach Vadao (Reuters)HIGHLIGHTSBrazil women’s soccer team coach Vadao previously coached the team for two years from 2014Under Vadao’s tutelage, women’s team reached the semi-finals of the 2016 Olympic tournament in RioThe CBF is working to define the name of a new coach for the women’s teamBrazil have parted ways with Vadao, the coach of their women’s football team, the country’s football confederation said on Monday.”After a year and 10 months, following his second stint with the CBF, the coach Oswaldo Alvarez, (aka) Vadao, is no longer in charge of the Brazilian women’s team,” the CBF said in a statement.Vadao, who previously coached the team for two years from 2014, was removed just four weeks after Brazil were knocked out the World Cup by France.His team had lost their previous nine games before the tournament but performed well enough to reach the last 16 where they were beaten 2-1 by the hosts after extra-time.Under Vadao’s tutelage, they reached the semi-finals of the 2016 Olympic tournament in Rio and won two Copas America and a Pan American Games title.”The CBF is working to define the name of a new coach for the women’s team in as short a time period as possible,” it added.Read more | Real Madrid is trying to sell Gareth Bale, I have not disrespected anybody: Zinedine ZidaneAlso see:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow VadaoFollow Brazil women’s soccer teamFollow World Cup lossFollow Women World Cup Next Brazil women’s soccer team coach Vadao sacked after World Cup lossUnder Vadao’s tutelage, they reached the semi-finals of the 2016 Olympic tournament in Rio and won two Copas America and a Pan American Games title.advertisementlast_img