Scolari to coach Brazil’s Palmeiras after WC
Former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari will charge at Brazilian
club Palmeiras after his work as a commentator at the World
Scolari’s spokesman says Scolari has reached a deal to coach the
four-time Brazilian champion until the end of 2012.
Spokesman Acaz Fellegger said in a statement Sunday the contract
will be signed when Scolari returns to Brazil after the World Cup
in South Africa.
Scolari had worked with Palmeiras from 1997-2000, helping it win
the 1998 Brazilian Cup and the 1999 Copa Libertadores.
It will be his first job in Brazil since coaching Chelsea and
Uzbek club Bunyodkor.
Scolari won the 2002 World Cup with Brazil and coached Portugal
to the semifinals of the 2006 World Cup.