Corinthians face Palmeiras on Saturday in the AFC U-17 Cup Final. Timãozinho reached the decision with 100% success, after beating Ferroviária, Palmeiras and Bragantino in the group stage, and later on Santos in the semi-finals.
It is noteworthy that Saturday’s duel marks the third consecutive final that Corinthians plays with athletes born in 2005. Also in December, along with players born in 2004, the crop won Paulistau Sup 17, versus Palmeiras, in Allianz. Parquet. Although they were part of the youngest part of the cast, they were all born in 2005, Gabriel Moscardo, Wesley, Brno Bedon, Adrian and Leo Agostino They were some of the Corinthians’ champions in the winning campaign.
“Geração 05” also led Corinthians to the Paulista Cup final, the tournament held last year. The final match, which will be played against Palmeiras, does not have a fixed date yet, but it is expected to take place this year. The team also includes players born in 2006.
Corinthians still approach the matter with caution, but internally, the 2005 harvest is seen as one of the club’s most promising results for a long time. The team initially playing in the U-17 commitments included ten athletes from 2005 and only one from 2006.
Even with good values, the category is going through a moment of uncertainty for the new season. This month, the club saw coach Gustavo Almeida fire After confusion behind the scenes. The position is under the temporary sponsorship of Kaku Espinosa, assistant coach for this category.
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