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COSTA DECLINED BOTAFOGO BEFORE JOINING GREMIO

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

Former Juventus winger Douglas Costa who recently completed a switch back to Brazil to join the country’s Serie A club Gremio has revealed that Botafogo were also interested in signing him but he was solely focused on joining his former club. The winger was deemed surplus to requirements at Juventus by Andrea Pirlo and was not allowed another chance to prove himself with the Old Lady.

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The Brazilian winger was sent out on loan to German Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich as the Italian club tried to offer him a shot at proving himself elsewhere in a bid to help him rediscover his form so he could fight for his place in the team. However, he was not able to find his form at the Allianz Arena and was eventually sent back to Juventus where he was told that he was no longer needed.
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EVERTON LINKED WITH BOTAFOGO MIDFIELDER

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Premier League club Everton have started sorting out a list of transfer targets they are willing to go all out for and sign this summer as manager Carlo Ancelotti wants to continue his rebuild at Goodison Park. They have spread out their search for suitable transfer options beyond England and have identified a star talent in faraway Brazil.

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The Merseyside outfit have spotted a midfield talent in Brazilian Serie A club Botafogo, in the person of Marco Antonio. The midfielder has been a superb player for his side this season and has gained a lot of ratings and praise for his efforts in the Brazilian league this current campaign.
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Former AC Milan Star Apologises For Poor Botafogo Spell

Saturday, February 6th, 2021

Former Japan and AC Milan midfielder Keisuke Honda has tendered a heartfelt apology to the fans of the Brazilian club as a result of his failure to live up to the hype before sealing his move to the club last February.


Honda was given a hero’s welcome as he arrived in Brazil to complete the transfer with fans of Botafogo Football Club storming outside the club’s facility to witness the unveiling of their star recruit. However, things did not go quite according to plan as several factors surfaced and daunted his progress in the Brazilian Serie A.
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BOTAFOGO SUFFER ANOTHER LEAGUE DEFEAT

Saturday, December 12th, 2020

 

Brazilian club Botafogo have suffered another league defeat after they were beaten in their trip to face Atletico Mineiro. Ahead of the game with Atletico Mineiro, Botafogo had lost their last three games in the Brazilian Serie A and they made it four successive defeats with the 2-1 loss to their opponents. Jefferson Savarino gave Atletico Mineiro the lead in the 17th minute and they were able to maintain that advantage until the end of the first half of the league game played at the Estadio Minerao in Belo Horizonte.


Brazilian striker Eduardo Sasha took just five second half minutes before doubling the tally for Atletico Mineiro.Botafogo defender Marcelo da ConceicaoBenevenutohalved the deficit for the visitors but the equalizer was elusive for him and his teammates until the end of the game. With the result, Atletico Mineiro made it three wins from the last five matches, while their guests Botafogo are without a win in their last four outings.
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Botafogo Hold Corinthians

Friday, October 9th, 2020

 

Brazilian club Botafogo and Corinthians played out a 2 goal a piece draw in the Brazil Serie a league encounter this weekend.


Like all sporting activities nowadays, this match too was held in front of an empty stadium. Playing at a fast and hectic pace, Corinthians opened the scoring in the tense encounter with Conserva Lemos Fagner finding the back of the net via a penalty kick. The referee penalized Botafogo following a foul on Fagner at top of the box in the 12th minute of the match. Marcelo Benevenutu was the culprit for the visitors.
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Ex-Chelsea Player Obi Mikel Interested in Botafogo

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

John Obi Mikel, the former star footballer from Chelsea has weighed up interest towards Botafogo; the Brazilian side for Serie A football as he is still in search of a new club after his contract with Trabzonspor, the league side from Turkey, was terminated. In recent times, he is in talks with Botafogo but has not been confirmed and no information has been reported about his move. There are higher chances of him moving to the club from Rio de Janeiro. He has not been with any club since the termination from the Turkish side last month.

It is though the winner for Africa Cup of Nations 2013 confirmed that a line of communication has been made with the Serie A football club but has also expressed doubts about playing in Brazil. Botafogo has shifted their attention towards Obi Mikel after they missed out on another legend from Africa, Yaya Toure, the well-known midfielder from Manchester City. When asked about his move to Botafogo, he said that there have been a lot of talks and discussions with the club. He has expressed his interest and they have also told him about their expectations. Negotiations have also been going on between him and the club Botafogo. Time will tell what finally comes as the decision from John Obi Mikel.
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ZLATAN SCORES ON RETURN TO MILAN

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Unlike Ronaldinho’s decision to move to Botafogo when he left AC Milan with the hopes of at least retiring in his homeland of Brazil, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has decided to tour the world and back at the age of 35.


The former Sweden international is making his first appearance after joining the former Italian giants and thanks to his prima donna effect, Milan defeated Cagliari 2-0 with Ibrahimovic netting the second goal with his weaker left foot thanks to an assist from Theo Hernandes.
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GREMIO BEAT BOTAFOGO TO FORGET LIBERTADORES WOES

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The most urgent physiological agency in the world must be the one in charge of making you fight back whenever you are down. It is common for people to resort to that kind of escape by boldly facing your enemy just to put an end to any further humiliation.


After Brazilian side Gremio were humiliated in South America’s version of Europe’s UEFA Champions League called the Copa Libertadores, they bounced back by trashing their fellow country club Botafogo 3-0 on Sunday in Porto Alegre.
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RUSSIAN ACE LINKED TO CHAMPIONS LEAGUE HOLDERS

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Liverpool are reportedly interested in the signing of CSKA Moscow star Fedor Chalov according to reports from England.

It is reported that the Champions League holders have emerged as one of the clubs that are interested in signing the forward. The 21-year-old Russian international is regarded as one of the rising star in the Russian League and enjoyed a remarkable season at the club.
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