'Play in Manaus is important for women's football', says coach of the Brazilian national football team

Or technical , Vadão, He praised the quality of the Amazon Arena.
09/08/2016 08h44 - Updated 9/08/2016 08h44
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In Manaus to face South Africa for the Olympic Football Tournament on Tuesday(9), the Brazilian National Team Women had reinforced training in CT Carlos Zamit, in the west of the city, in the late afternoon of Monday(8). Still deciding on the composition that will take the field in the Amazon Arena, the national coach, Vadão, He made the recognition of the field, He praised the quality of the stadium and said that playing in Manaus is important for women's football.

Still surprised by the many expressions and the great Brazilian fans in stadiums, Vadão said he looked favorably upon the game's announcement in the capital of Amazonas, at the time of the draw of the keys. “When he left the table games and fell Manaus in the third game, I found important for women's football come play here because the Brazilian championship's response was the best public”, said.

In June, the Amazon Arena broke attendance record getting the highest number of fans for a women's football match. The Sub National League 20, teams of Iranduba and Adeco-SP took an audience of 17,3 thousand people. to Vadão, It is a thermometer that the sport must seek new ways to develop the country.

“A very positive response. Now we need to work better this, disseminate best. Is centered right in the south and southeast the largest number of teams and national team players. Now, we have Micaele, who played in Iranduba and is part of our selection of base and is here. So, I think we have to expand it. But the expansion is played back Selection, Gold Medal to expand. Unlike Brazil, we get the house through the roof “, commented.

Survey – Vadão did survey the Arena Amazônia field and praised the lawn. “The grass is low, which is that we are used to playing. We adapted and lawn're very good. They are to be congratulated”.

Qualified for the next stage of the Olympic football tournament, the Brazilian National Team Women facing South Africa with confidence, but with a mission to win and maintain the first position in group E. in training, without the presence of public, the mood was relaxed. The coach avoided comparisons with the men's team and said that there is rivalry and played down comparisons between Marta and Neymar.

Sold out, the game between Brazil and South Africa will take place at 21h, in the Amazon Arena.

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