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Brazil recalls Dunga to coach national soccer team
Brazil recalls Dunga to coach national soccer team

Brazil seems to have no shortage of great young soccer players. But coaches? Not so much. After its disastrous showing in the World Cup it hosted, Brazil has decided to go back to the future by replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, a two-time national team coach, with Dunga, who is returning to the Selecao for a second time after coaching it in the last World Cup. “I am immensely happy to be back,” Dunga, whose four-year coaching stint ended with elimination in the quarterfinals at the 2010 World Cup, told a news conference in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday. Scolari’s team got farther, reaching the semifinals in Brazil. But his reign ended poorly with back-to-back losses to...

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