Botafogo officially announced the hiring of Luís Castro, and the club’s official website published statements from investor John Textor about the 60-year-old Portuguese coach who left Qatar’s Al Duhail to sign for the club. emblem of Rio de Janeiro for two years. .
“Luís Castro is the right person for Botafogo. Recognized for his leadership and the development of the FC Porto Academy, he has beaten some of the best teams in the world and recently won the Emir Cup with Al Duhail. Mr. Castro knows how to build champion teams. He is a coach, a teacher and a true ‘gentleman’.
Luís Castro arrives this Sunday in Rio de Janeiro, accompanied by assistants Vitor Severino, João Brandão, Daniel Correa, Roberto Oliveira, Betinho and Nuno Baptista.
However, the technician also reacted to the announcement on social networks.
— Luis Castro (@luiscastrocoach) March 25, 2022