Saturday, September 5, 2015   

(Football) Dunga named as Brazil coach
(07-23 11:27)

Dunga has been appointed as the coach of the Brazilian national football team, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CFB) said on Tuesday.
The 50-year-old Dunga replaces Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned last week after Brazil failed to win the World Cup. Brazil were humiliated 7-1 by Germany in the semi-finals and lost 3-0 to the Netherlands in the third-place play-off.
Dunga was the captain of Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning team, and coached the national team at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. He was sacked after Brazil lost 2-1 in the quarterfinals to the Netherlands. --Xinhua   
Other Sports breaking news:
(Football) Humiliated Malaysians among Asian teams routed (09-04 21:59)
(Formula 1) Hamilton fastest at Monza (09-04 21:21)
Olympic committee sets up US$2 million fund for refugees (09-04 21:19)
(Golf) Top rank up for grabs (09-04 14:36)
(Euro 2016 qualifiers) Spain call up misfiring Costa (09-04 13:49)
(US Open tennis) Federer in a hurry, Murray bounces back (09-04 13:43)
(Boxing) One more bout for beaten Pacman, says promoter (09-04 13:37)
(US Open tennis) Cetkovska sends Wozniacki on her way (09-04 13:34)
(Euro 2016 qualifiers) Reus will miss Poland game (09-03 16:23)
(Tennis) Petulant Kyrgios gets on bowler Warne’s nerves (09-03 15:21)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.