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DESPITE THE STUMBLE, FLAMENGO'S U-17 ADVANCES TO THE GENERATION ADIDAS CUP KNOCKOUT

Mais Querido will face FC Dallas in the round of 16 of the competition

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Commanded by Filipe Luís, the under-17 of Flamengolost to St. Louis City 1-0 in the Generation Adidas Cup, but still advanced for the round of 16 of the competition.


Mais Querido became leader of Group D, as they won two games, lost one and scored two goals. Now, the opponent of Rubro-Negrowill be FC Dallas.

ROUND OF 16 GAMES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED

The match between Flamengo and FC Dallas does not have a set date yet. This is because, due to heavy rain in the United States, the knockout games were postponed to be played between April 4th and 7th. If it is on the last day, it will fall on the same date that the Mais Querido professional team will play the Carioca final.


“Due to safety considerations resulting from bad weather and forecast thunderstorms, the Tomorrow's Generation Adidas Cup has been postponed until Thursday, April 4th. The tournament's knockout rounds will take place every day, from Thursday, April 4th, to Sunday, April 7th”, informed the tournament's press office on its Twitter/X account.

FILIPE LUÍS HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP FOR FLAMENGO ATHLETES

In an interview with FlaTV, Filipe Luís highlighted the importance of the competition for Mais Querido's young people. In addition to the championship in the USA, the commander of Mais Querido has also started the Rio U17 Cup for Rubro-Negro.


“We have many different things. Team culture. American, European, Asian. Teams from everywhere, where they will encounter different situations than what they are used to encountering here. Lawn, climate, everything changes”, said Filipe to Fla TV.


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JHONNY AUTHOR OF GOL REPORTS STORY BEFORE THE FINAL "I DREAMED ABOUT IT.."

Flamengo's path to the Copa Rio U-17 title was not easy

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Last Wednesday, Flamengo won the Copa Rio U17 in a thrilling final against Vasco da Gama. The hero of the match was young Johnny, who scored the decisive goal from the penalty spot. In an interview after the game, Johnny revealed a curious detail: he had dreamed, the night before, that he would score the title goal. "I dreamed that I would score the goal and, thank God, it happened. It was a huge emotion", said the player, visibly moved.

In addition to the emotion of scoring the decisive goal, Johnnyhighlighted the special presence of his mother in the stands. "Seeing my mother there, cheering and crying with joy, was incredible. She was always by my side, supporting me at all times. This goal is as much mine as hers," said the young athlete. Family presence and support are aspects often highlighted by athletes at the beginning of their careers, and with Johnny it was no different.


 A STORY WRITTEN ON THE FIELD 


Another important point mentioned by Johnny was the influence of the coacho Filipe Luís . According to the player, Filipe Luís played a crucial role in the team's preparation for the final and in his own confidence to take the decisive penalty. "Filipe is a fantastic coach. He prepared us very well and always believed in me. The trust he gave me was fundamental for me to take that penalty with ease", said Johnny.

Filipe Luís, former coach left-back for Flamengo and the Brazilian national team, he took charge of the under-17 team with the mission of training new talents for the main team. His experience and knowledge of football are seen as important differentiators for the development of young players.














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FILIPE LUÍS GETS EXCITED IN STATEMENT TO FLAMENGO'S U-17: "I LOVE THESE BOYS"

The commander of Mais Querido won his first title as a coach

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The Flamengo became two-time champion of the Copa Rio under-17 this Monday afternoon (17), after beating Vasco on penalties 6-5. Furthermore, this it was the first title won by Filipe Luís as coach of Mais Querido. After the game, the commander of Mais Querido made a point of praising the Garotos do Ninho.

”I love these boys. I love, love and love with passion. They have made me very happy in the six months I have been with them. They bought the idea and it's incredible how they play the way I think about football and our harmony is wonderful. The game was very difficult. Vasco's team is great, I worked with Ramon at Flamengo... Vasco and Flamengo are the best teams in Rio de Janeiro because Vasco is a very well-worked team and that makes our victory even more valuable", said Filipe Luís in an interview with FlaTV.

EXPECTATIONS TO TAKE CHARGE OF THE U-20

Soon afterwards, the red-and-black coach spoke about the chance of being able to take over the U-20 team Flamengo. The former full-back will occupy the place left by Mário Jorge, who is leaving for Saudi Arabia.


“With great joy I accepted this challenge that the club proposed to me and in a little while the U17 boys will be with me. Six more to go. months... I'm happy to work with them, I was nervous.”

FILIPE LUÍS' FIRST TITLE AS COACH

In addition to his second title at Flamengo, the trophy is Filipe's first Luís as coach. The former full-back became commander of Rubro-Negro at the beginning of the year and has already won his first trophy. Mais Querido's campaign in the Copa Rio was incredible, with 11 wins and four defeats in 15 games. In addition, 50 goals were scored and 17 conceded.



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WATCH LIVE (WITH IMAGES) MADUREIRA X FLAMENGO - COPA RIO U-17

In case of victory, Mais Querido will be able to qualify for the semi-finals of the competition

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This Saturday (11), Filipe Luís' Flamengo will be able to take a very important step towards the Copa Rio under-17 title. Mais Querido faces Madureira, away from home, at 11am. If they win and Fluminense stumble against Resende, Rubro-Negro will already be classified for the semi-finals of the competition.CHECK OUT THE GAME LIVE BELOW:
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