Brazil continues crackdown on backroom staff

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continued a mass clear out of their World Cup backroom staff on Tuesday following resignation of Luiz Felipe Scolari.
Team Jose Luis Runco and head of communications Rodrigo Paiva became latest casualties of a campaign that turned on its head with 7-1 semifinal mauling at hands of eventual champions Germany, the Brazilian Confederation (CBF) said.
Scolari and his assistants went on Monday.[eap_ad_2]
Runco a veteran of 2002 campaign had been in post ever since, Globo reported.
Paiva suspended during the for striking Chilean player Mauricio Pinilla during their last 16 match, which narrowly won on penalties.
Only head of logistics Guilherme Ribeiro has survived the cull.
The CBF have called a news conference Thursday amid speculation they may appoint former Corinthians Tite as Scolari’s successor. ([eap_ad_3]