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Brazilian Football Confederation confirm new goalkeeper coach and assistant manager

Dunga will be joined by two former team mates -
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Dunga was appointed as the new Brazil head coach yesterday and the Brazilian Football Confederations have moved swiftly to appoint his coaching team.

It has been confirmed that former Brazil national team goalkeeper Cláudio Taffarel will be the goalkeeping coach for the national team.

Taffarel was a starter in three World Cup campaigns: 1990 World Cup, 1994 World Cup and 1998 World Cup.

In 1994 he would end the tournament as a World Cup winner, whilst in 1998 he fell just short and was a runner-up.

Another player from the squad that played in 1994 is joining Dunga’s coaching staff as well and that is Mauro Silva.

The former Brazilian defensive midfielder was in the 1994 World Cup squad and he will become one of Brazil assistant managers.

Lancenet quoted Dunga on the appointments, he said: “We gave everyone the opportunity to work in team.

“We try to open up a range of professionals from different parts of the country to work. We brought some world champions to have the DNA of a team of champions to carry that experience and quality.”

 
 

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