Corinthians sack coach Oswaldo de Oliveira

Rio de Janeiro, Dec 16 (IANS) Corinthians have sacked coach Oswaldo de Oliveira after just two months in the job, the Brazilian football club have said.

The decision came four days after Corinthians finished the Brazilian Serie A season in seventh place, outside the Copa Libertadores places, reports Xinhua news agency.

“After a meeting between the football department and Oswaldo de Oliveira, it was decided that the coach would not continue at the club in 2017,” Corinthians said on their official Twitter account on Thursday.

In his third spell as coach of the club, Oliveira led Corinthians to two victories, four draws and three defeats.

The 66-year-old’s coaching career has also included stints at Vasco da Gama, Fluminense, Sao Paulo, Flamengo, Santos, Palmeiras, Botafogo and Japan’s Kashima Antlers.

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