Bdmorning sports Desk :
, : Corinthians boss Tite was named as the new coach of on Wednesday, succeeding , who was sacked after the team’s humiliating exit from the , his club revealed.
But the task of turning around a lacklusterin time for the Rio de Janeiro in August will fall to current under-20s coach Micale, said the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).
is battling to find their form in time to host the Olympics, where they have never won gold, and to save its qualifying campaign for the 2018 .
But, the man appointed to turn things around after the embarrassment of the team’s 7-1 semi-final thrashing by Germany on home soil in 2014, failed to deliver results fast enough.
Tite — whose real name is Adenor Leonardo Bacchi — had been widely touted as his successor after the CBF sackedand his entire staff on Tuesday, and president Roberto de Andrade confirmed the move.
Theian Football Confederation has not confirmed the appointment, but officials there met with Tite on Tuesday.
Tite, 55, has coached a string of top clubs in, including
He has spent three trophy-studded stints at, leading the club to two ian league titles, in 2011 and 2015, and the Copa Sudamericana in 2013.
In 2012, he coached them to a double championship ofthe regional Copa Libertadores and Club.
The national team’s string of humiliating losses is just one more blow to’s morale as the country struggles through a deep recession, political turmoil and a huge corruption scandal.
Tite is known as a coach with a talent for turning things around.
Tite got his nickname as a talented young player from Luiz Felipe Scolari,’s predecessor.