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Rio de Janeiro´s Botafogo Soccer Club Sack Manager Barroca After Relegation

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Assistant coach Lucio Flavio will take charge of the Rio de Janeiro side for the remainder of the Brazilian domestic season, which ends on February 25th, Botafogo said in a video posted on social media.

"It is important to be careful not to repeat past mistakes," football director Eduardo Freeland said. "We are very grateful for [Barroca's] dedication but we have to consider everything."

Botafogo were demoted to Brazilian soccer's second tier following a 1-0 home defeat to Sport Recife on Friday.

Eduardo Barroca, the fifth manager to be sacked by the two . . .

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