World Cup-Winning Captain Dunga Tipped to Return as Brazil Coach

It would be Dunga's second spell in-charge of Brazil. He led the Selecao to victory at the 2007 Copa America and 2009 Confederations Cup before being sacked after their quarter-final exit at the 2010 World Cup.

updated: July 23, 2014 16:48 IST
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Former Brazilian captain Dunga attends the closing ceremony of the 2014 FIFA World Cup


Rio de Jeneiro: Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning captain Dunga has emerged as favourite to replace Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach of the Selecao.

The 50-year-old is in talks with the country's top football officials and could be named Brazil's new head coach as soon as Tuesday, according to news portal Lancenet.

It would be Dunga's second spell in-charge of Brazil after guiding the team to 42 victories from 60 matches between 2006 and 2010, reported Xinhua.

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