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Luiz Felipe Scolari's resignation accepted by CBF

Scolari's Brazil made the World Cup last four
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The CBF, the governing body of Brazilian football, has accepted the resignation of head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari and his backroom staff, according to an official statement on its website.

Scolari tended his departure yesterday and his employers said: "Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari and his fellow coaching staff surrendered their resignations to the bored of the Brazilian Football Confederation."

"The resignation was accepted by President Marin, who was keen to thank all committee members and players and, by extension, the Brazilian fans for showing love to the Brazilian national team throughout the World Cup campaign."

"Scolari and his entire coaching staff deserve our repect and gratitude. They were responsible for returning to the Brazilian people your love for Selecao, despite not achieving our greatest goal."

Scoari won 19 out of 29 games in his second spell as head coach, having taken the South American country to the peak of the sport by leading them to a fifth World Cup in 2002 in Japan and South Korea.


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