Oswaldo de Oliveira
Oswaldo de Oliveira Filho (born 5 December 1950), known as Oswaldo de Oliveira, is a Brazilian football manager.
|Date of birth||December 5, 1950|
|Place of birth||Rio de Janeiro (RJ - Brazil)|
|2000||Vasco da Gama|
|2018–2019||Urawa Red Diamonds|
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Oswaldo de Oliveira became the first team coach for Corinthians in 1999 when Vanderlei Luxemburgo left the club to take the Brazil National Team manager role. Oliveira led the club to win the São Paulo State Championship and the Brazilian Série A that same year. In 2000, he made history by taking the first FIFA Club World Championship.
After leaving Corinthians, Oliveira would coach Brazilian teams Vasco, Fluminense, São Paulo, Flamengo, Vitória, Santos, Fluminense and Cruzeiro. The only title at this period would come with São Paulo, the 2002 São Paulo State Super Championship. After tricolor lost in Campeonato Brasileiro de 2002 against Santos, and lost the final of Campeonato Paulista de 2003 for Corinthians, Oliveira was dismissed because of bad results. He also had a short spell at Al-Ahli of Qatar.
In 2007 Oliveira started to coach J. League side Kashima Antlers. So far he has had a quite successful managerial career in Japan, winning three J. League Division 1 titles, one Emperor's Cup, one Japanese Super Cup. In 2009, he became the first J. League manager to be named J. League Manager of the Year three times. In 2012, Oliveira returned to managing in Brazil when he became the manager of Rio de Janeiro side Botafogo. In the 2013 season, he led Botafogo to 4th place in the league, qualifying the team for the Copa Libertadores. After the 2013 season, Oliveira was hired by fellow Brazilian side Santos FC. In 2015, he coached Palmeiras, which made him the first manager to have worked with all four main teams of São Paulo (Corinthians, Palmeiras, Santos and São Paulo) and four main teams of Rio de Janeiro (Botafogo, Flamengo, Fluminense and Vasco).
- São Paulo
- Campeonato Paulista: 2002
- Kashima Antlers
- J. League Division 1: 2007, 2008, 2009
- Emperor's Cup: 2007, 2010
- J. League Cup: 2011
- Japanese Super Cup: 2009, 2010
- Urawa Red Diamonds
- J. League Manager of the Year: 2007, 2008, 2009
- "Em único grande que faltava, Oswaldo espera "rir melhor" no Palmeiras". Fox Sports (in Portuguese). São Paulo. 16 December 2014. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
- J.League Data Site(in Japanese)