In search of the title, América faces Pouso Alegre in the Mineiro debut

photograph: Mouro Panda / America

America will focus completely on the Campeonato Mineiro in 2023

After reaching good sporting outcomes final yr, America will begin the 2023 season. Alviverde will face Pouso Alegre at 18:30 this Sunday (22.01.) for the first spherical of the Campeonato Mineiro, at the Manduzo Stadium, in the metropolis of Pouso Alegre.

Amrika arrives at the State Championship as one of the favorites to win the cup, together with rivals Atlético and Cruzeiro. The final time Alviverde’s facet lifted the Minas Gerais Champions Trophy was in 2016 after they beat Gallo 2-1 in the first leg of the closing and had a “saving” aim from Danilo to attract the second leg 1-1.

As for its 2023 roster, América not solely recruited new athletes, but in addition retained the base of final yr’s crew. As nicely as sticking with coach Wagner Mancini, Alviverde agreed with defender Vandersson; proper again Nino Paraba; left again Nicolas and strikers Dad Belmonte and Mateus Gonalves.

Mineiro Championship 2022

Unlike what occurred final season, America will begin this yr’s Campeonato Mineiro with most energy. In the newest version of the event, centered on the Copa Libertadores dispute, Coelho began the States with a combined crew and was eradicated early.

Before making his Libertadores debut, America performed eight matches in the Campeonato Mineiro, 5 of them with a combined crew. Coelho’s poor marketing campaign, even after utilizing the beginning line-up, culminated in a bitter fifth place – that’s, outdoors the qualification zone for the closing part.


Packed after a very good yr in 2022, when it certified for Serie C of the Brazilian championship, Pouso Alegre underwent a significant overhaul of the castings.

A complete of 16 signings have been introduced, with striker Amarildo, previously of Caldense and Tombense, standing out, who has been on America’s radar in 2021 after the States.

America may have only one absence for its Mineiro Championship debut. Right again Artur is taking part in for the Brazilian nationwide crew in the South American Under-20 Championship in Colombia. If Ramon Menezes’ facet attain the closing, defender Alviverde will likely be out till February 12.

However, Wagner Mancini may have a big half of the solid at his disposal and may go up in America at full energy.


Happy touchdown

George; Nando, Haytor, Wellington and Joao Paulo; Carlinhos, Minho and Michael Paulista; Amarildo, Ingro and Rodrigo Carioca.

technician: Eunio Carlos Souza


Mateus Cavicoli; Nino Paraba, Maidana, der and Marlon; Al, Juninho and Bentez; Martnes, Papa Belmonte and Enrique Almeida.

technician: Wagner Mancini

Reason: 1st spherical of the Campeonato Mineiro

studio: Manduzo, in Pouso Alegre

date and time: Sunday, January 22, from 6:30 p.m

referee: Vinicius Gomez to Amaral

assistants: Pablo Almeida da Costa and Rodney Faria Lima

VAR: Marcus Aurelius Augustus

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