Paulo Sousa is integrating more and more with his new club, Flamengo, reports the Brazilian media. The Portuguese also introduced a few rules that apply to the team.
The portal “ge.globo.com” writes about the beginnings of the cooperation between Sousa and Flamengo. The former coach of the Polish national team was to make a really good impression on the players and the management of the club.
Sousa got to know not only the players, but also the entire staff of the Flamengo training center, which made the club president, Rodolfo Landim, very happy.
The Portuguese also introduced a few rules to the new team. The players have, inter alia, eat meals together and eat dinner together after matches in Maracana. Moreover, it is forbidden to use mobile phones in the canteen.
We also learn that trainings led by Paulo Sousa will start at eight in the morning.
The Portuguese coach is still waiting for his debut as a Flamengo coach. This one will take place on January 26th. His team will then start Campeonato Carioca, i.e. the Rio De Janeiro state championship. At the start he will face Portuguesa RJ.
Sousa left the Polish national team of his own free will at the end of December. However, he will have to pay the Polish Football Association appropriate compensation. The name of the new white and red coach who will lead the team in the March play-offs to the World Cup is still unknown.