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Copa America 2016: Former Goalkeeper Ceni Joins Brazil Coaching Staff

Rogerio Ceni Brazil

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Record-breaking goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni will fill an assistant coaching role for during next month’s , the Brazilian Confederation (CBF) said on Thursday.

Ceni, whose tally of 132 career goals is the highest ever by a goalkeeper, ended his 1,238-match career for Brazilian giants Sao Paulo last December.

The CBF also announced that former and Middlesbrough midfielder Juninho Paulista will be a part of ’s backroom staff in the lead-up to the June 3-26 tournament in the United States.

Ceni, capped 17 times for Brazil, has made no secret of his desire to pursue a coaching career. Last year coach accepted a request by the Brazilian to spend several days with the outfit to observe their pre-season training

Dunga has rotated his assistant coaching staff since taking charge of the Selecao for a second time after the 2014 World Cup.

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