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Brazilian club on seventh coach this season

  • Reuters, Tuesday, September 24, 2013 2:31 PM
Last-place Nautico fired Levi Gomes, who was in charge of the Brazilian club for only 16 days, after a goalless draw at home to Flamengo and named as head coach Marcelo Martelotte -- the team's seventh coach this season.

Previous coaches were Alexandre Gallo, Vagner Mancini, Silas, Ze Teodoro and Jorginho, who was in charge for only five games.

When Gomes was promoted to head coach on Sept. 6, the board of directors said they wanted to keep him in the post for the rest of the year.

Nautico has won only two out of 22 games. Martelotte has this year already coached Santa Cruz and Sport Recife, Nautico's two main rivals.

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