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Tite to remain Brazil boss until at least 2022

IANS  |  Rio de Janeiro 

will keep his job until at least the 2022 World Cup, regardless of the team's performance as hosts of this year's Copa America, the of the country's federation said.

"(Tite) has a contract until in in 2022 and he will stay in the job until then," Federation told reporters on Thursday, reports

Tite, whose real name is Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, replaced Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning as national in 2016 when the team was in disarray.

He led the five-time world champions to nine consecutive qualifying victories, earning the team favourite status before last year's edition of the showpiece tournament in

However, the Selecao failed to hit top form and were eliminated by in the quarterfinals.

Caboclo was speaking during a news conference to mark the start of ticket sales for the Copa America, which will be played in five Brazilian cities from June 14 to July 7.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 15:22 IST
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