Luis Castro: “I’m happy at Botafogo, it’s one of the biggest challenges. But building a winning team takes time. Patience is essential

Technician of Botafogo from March 2022 Luis Castro made an fascinating report on the “Coaches Voice” web site. He relied on his expertise at the membership, stated he was happy, however burdened that “to construct a winning team, it takes time and endurance”.

– Botafogo has all the time been in my creativeness. Brazil has all the time fascinated me. This is a five-time world champion nation that has produced nice gamers over time. Among them, Garrincha, Jairzinho, Nilton Santos, Amarildo, Didi, to call a few, had been Botafogo stars – he recalled.

– Botafogo is one of the biggest challenges in my profession. Building a team, building a coaching heart, building a set of infrastructures to assist the team are enormous challenges. The alternative got here by way of John Textor, who is the new proprietor of the membership. I used to be referred to as to assist restore Botafogo. Together, let’s put behind us the tough moments that the membership has skilled and undertaking it to good ranges of manufacturing, turning into succesful of doing good championships in the Brasileirão. Botafogo is one of the biggest challenges of his profession, he added.

The Portuguese coach classifies 2022 as “tough however with good outcomes” to remain in Serie A and earn a place in the Copa Sudamericana. He appreciates the alternative to construct a team considering the native context, reminiscent of the fan issue and magnificence of play.

– Brasileirão is most likely one of the most tough championships in the world. Served by good gamers, however the recreation crashes a lot. Goes a lot in the transition recreation. Games are additionally very emotional, the dimension of psychological efficiency has a large impression on every of the video games. Often that rationality of the recreation is misplaced, the place we need to management it by way of the ball, to get to the objective once we need to do it. Opponents are very urgent and settle for the recreation a lot for these transitions. We rapidly realized that we needed to have transition gamers as properly to counter groups that play in transition all the time. We must work a little otherwise as a result of the context is completely different, he thought.

– I’m happy in Botafogo. But endurance is essential. Building a winning team takes time. I do know outcomes are essential at Botafogo, however endurance ought to be too, as a result of solely endurance can carry us nice outcomes. Let’s undertaking Botafogo in the direction of an more and more higher future – he concluded.


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