Brazil’s nationwide staff will put together in Europe starting Nov. 14 for the World Cup in Qatar at a location to be determined, Juninho Paulista, the coordinator of the Brazilian soccer physique, stated on Friday.
Juninho additionally stated the staff will arrive in Qatar on Nov. 19, 5 days earlier than its opening match in opposition to Serbia. Brazil’s different rivals in Group G are Switzerland and Cameroon.
“We’ll collect in Europe so gamers based mostly there can arrive extra rapidly. We solely have every week of preparations this time, any time we will save will assist,” Juninho stated in a podcast hosted by his former teammate and 2002 World Cup winner Denilson.
4 years in the past, Brazil began preparations at its coaching centre at Teresopolis north of Rio de Janeiro, moved to Tottenham’s coaching floor in London for 10 days after which travelled to Russia.
Brazil misplaced 2-1 to Belgium at Kazan within the quarterfinals in 2018.
Brazil will play two friendlies subsequent month in Asia, in opposition to South Korea in Seoul and in opposition to Japan in Tokyo.
FIFA nonetheless needs Brazil and Argentina to play their World Cup qualifying recreation that was suspended in September shortly after kickoff when officers entered the sector as a result of a few of Argentina’s gamers had violated COVID-19 protocols. FIFA needs the sport to be held this September however neither staff has dedicated to enjoying.