Caio Jr. out as Botafogo coach after 3rd loss
Botafogo says Caio Jr. will not coach the club in the last three
Brazilian league matches.
Botafogo said on Thursday on its website that the coach and the
club mutually agreed on him leaving his post immediately. The
announcement came a day after Botafogo fell 2-1 to second-to-last
America, marking its third loss in a row.
The result could ultimately cost the team a chance to play in
next year’s Copa Libertadores, as only the top five teams will
Botafogo was contending for the league title until losing the
three consecutive matches to drop to fifth in the 20-team
Botafogo goalkeeper coach Flavio Tenius will take over the squad
until a new manager is announced.