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Botafogo sack coach Conceicao

IANS  |  Rio de Janeiro 

Two-time Brazilian football champions have sacked after just seven matches in charge.

Club officials confirmed the decision following Botafogo's 3-1 loss to Flamengo in the semifinals of the Guanabara Cup on Saturday, reports

The result followed a 2-1 defeat to Aparecidense in the Copa do Brasil last Tuesday, a result that eliminated the outfit from the tournament.

Conceicao was appointed Botafogo's head in December after the departure of Jair Ventura, under whom he worked as an

The 38-year-old guided the team to two wins, three draws and two losses.

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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 14:22 IST
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