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Jakarta Post

Brazil to bring Flamengo, coaches to RI

Jakarta   /   Wed, September 21 2011   /  08:00 am

Extending a comprehensive cooperation with Indonesia, Brazil is planning to bring its best soccer club, Flamengo Regatta Club, and some coaches to the country as an initial step toward a potential collaboration in sports in the future.

“The concept of cooperation we’d like to extend is in the sports sector. So, my idea is to bring Flamengo
to Indonesia next year … and stage a friendly match between the club and Indonesian players in the beautiful stadium that you have here,” Brazillian Ambassador to Indonesia Paulo Alberto Soares told The Jakarta Post at his office in Jakarta on Monday.

“Give me six months to organize it and we will have Flamengo playing against the Indonesians, possibly with the national team if it is allowed by the Indonesian [soccer] association here,” he added.

Soares said that cooperation in sport might continue by inviting some ...