Nov 172015
Who's The Best Player in Brazil? Premio Craque 2015 Contenders

The Brasileirão season is winding to a close and, for the third season in a row, the title will be won at a canter, this time by Tite’s Corinthians, who are a single point away from confirming themselves as campeões. With only four rounds of the 2015 season remaining, thoughts are turning towards the individual trinkets that will be handed out. In a season where they have won the league easily, with the best away […]

Mar 022013
Jadson to Sign for Udinese in August

Botafogo’s promising Brazil U20 midfielder Jadson, is set to join the Italian club Udinese in August for a fee of around £2m. Before he’s even had chance to feature in the stars of the future area on this site, let alone have a consistent stint in the starting XI for Botafogo, Udinese have picked up the the 19 year old for what could be a bargain price. Jadson is a volante, or defensive midfielder, who was […]

Jan 192013
Brazil U20s Crash out of South American Youth Tournament

Botafogo’s three young stars, Doria, Bruno Mendes, and Jadson, will be retuning to the club early as the Brazil under 20 side were eliminated from the 2013 South American Youth Championships at the group stage. The squad went into the competition with high hopes, but it was evident from the first game that the team were lacking in shape, discipline, and attacking ideas. Doria played in all four games in this group stage, but was […]

Dec 302012
Botafogo Brazilian U20 Stars Make the Cut

Brazil’s final squad for the Under 20 South American Championships has been announced, and all three of the Botafogo players in the initial provisional squad have been kept in. Defender Doria has been in the news lately, as his move to Juventus is an ongoing saga as negotiations about the fee continue between his various owners as well as Botafogo. Striker Bruno Mendes, and midfielder Jadson also retain their places in the squad, and Botafogo […]

Dec 112012
Young Botafogo Stars in Brazil Under 20 Squad

Emerson Ávila has named three Botafogo players in his provisional squad for the 2013 South American Youth Championship. Defender Doria, midfielder Jadson, and striker Bruno Mendes, will take part in the tournament which is being held in the Argentinian cities of San Juan and Mendoza, amongst the foothills, valleys, and plains of the Andes in Western Argentina. It’s likely that most of the squad will get a run out at some point, as the games come […]