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Dorival Junior departs Sao Paulo to take charge of Brazil

Coach Dorival Júnior is leaving Brazilian club Sao Paulo to take charge of Brazil's national team, the club said in a statement on Sunday.

"It is the realization of a personal dream, which was only possible because I received recognition for the work carried out in Sao Paulo. I would also like to thank the fans for all their love and support," Dorival Júnior said in a statement released by Sao Paulo.

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The Brazilian soccer confederation, known as the CBF, did not immediately confirm the appointment.