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Otacílio Pires de Camargo, commonly known as Cilinho (February 9, 1939 – November 28, 2019)[1] was a Brazilian football coach, responsible for the discovery of many talents.[2] He was born in Campinas.[2]

Cilinho
Personal information
Full name Otacílio Pires de Camargo
Date of birth (1939-02-09)February 9, 1939
Place of birth Campinas (SP), Brazil
Date of death November 28, 2019(2019-11-28) (aged 80)
Place of death Campinas (SP), Brazil
Teams managed
Years Team
1966 Ferroviária
1969–1970 Ponte Preta
1970 Mazembe
1973 Portuguesa
1973–1974 Sport
1974 Ponte Preta
1974 XV de Jaú
1975 Paulista
1976 Comercial-SP
1982 Santos
1984–1985 São Paulo
1987 Ponte Preta
1987–1989 São Paulo
1989 Guarani
1991 Corinthians
1994 Bragantino
1999 América-SP
2011–2012 Rio Branco

CareerEdit

It was he who directed the Sao Paulo team which in the 1980s was named "Menudos do Morumbi", named after the young age of the group and the success of the Puerto Rican music group Menudo.[2]

He won the Campeonato Paulista with São Paulo in 1985 and in 1987, the Campeonato Paulista Second Division with Ponte Preta in 1969, and the Campeonato Paulista Série A2 in 1999 with América-SP.[2] Cilinho has also managed clubs such as Portuguesa, Sport, XV de Jaú, Guarani and Bragantino.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://terceirotempo.uol.com.br/noticias/morre-cilinho-ex-tecnico-de-sao-paulo
  2. ^ a b c d Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 2. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 423. ISBN 85-88651-01-7.
  3. ^ "Cilinho" (in Portuguese). Futpédia. Retrieved June 17, 2009.