The Brazilian Football Federation confirmed their first friendly of the year and their rival will be a semi-finalist of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
reboot. The Brazilian national team added a new World Cup miss after being eliminated in Qatar 2022 quarterfinals. The Neymar & Co team was one of the big disappointments of the tournament and this prompted the immediate departure of coach ‘Tite’. Although the names of Luis Enrique, Zinedine Zidane and Carlo Ancelotti rang out among the candidates to succeed him, the Brazilian Football Confederation spoke up and announced who will lead the team in the first friendly of the year.
Through a statement, the company confirmed that Scratch will face Morocco – semi-finalists of the last World Cup – and that Ramona Menezes He will assume command of the national team on an interim basis.
Croatia eliminated Brazil at the World Cup in Qatar 2022. Photo: EFE.
“The Brazilian men’s soccer team will play their first friendly match of 2023 against Morocco on March 25 at the Ibn Batouta Stadium. This is the first time that the national team plays on Moroccan soil,” read their website. .
Likewise, referring to the new strategist, they highlighted his great performance at the recent South American U-20 tournament, a competition in which they finished undefeated and with the title.
“Coach Ramón Menezes, who led the team that won the South American U-20 Championship last Sunday (February 12), will act as acting manager. Brazil have not won a South American U-20 title since 2011 and have been eliminated from the last two World Cups. they added.
In this way, the Moroccan team will play two friendlies against teams from Conmebol on the FIFA date in March. Let’s recall that a few weeks ago a confrontation against Peru was announced.