Valdeir Vieira

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Valdeir Vieira
Personal information
Full name Valdeir Badu Vieira
Date of birth (1944-07-11) 11 July 1944 (age 70)
Place of birth Marília, São Paulo, Brazil
Teams managed
Years Team
1987–1988  Caracas
1989–1990 Deportivo Italia
1991–1992 Blumenau
1992–1994 Brusque
1994–1996 Alajuelense
1996–1997 Costa Rica
1997 Iran
1998–1999 Oman
1999 Al-Ta'ee
2000 Al-Khaleej
2000 Raja Casablanca
2000–2001 Deportivo Saprissa
2001–2003 Al Arabi
2003-2005 Dhofar
2005–2006 Al Arabi
2006–2009 Nagano Parceiro
2010–2013 Bahrain
2013 Al-Ramtha
2014- Kyoto Sanga

Valdeir "Badú" Vieira (born 11 July 1944 in Marília, São Paulo) is a Brazilian football manager who is currently Head Coach of the Japan Kyoto Sanga F.C..

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Like many Brazilian players in the 1960s, Badu was discovered in the ever-expanding futsal scene. It is from the indoors that Vieira gets his nickname "Badu", which describes a specific way of scoring a goal. He signed his first contract as a professional with the 2nd division Dracena F.C. at age 17. 2 years later he played as attacker in the 1st division with CE Aymoré – São Leopoldo, where Luiz Felipe Scolari was just starting his career as a defender in the youth team. Badu was later the first Brazilian to play respectively for the clubs: Central Español (Uruguay), Hibernians F.C. (Malta) and Croissant Club Sigois (Algeria). Plagued by injuries and more interested in studying the sciences of sports, he finished his career playing non-league football in Germany.

Coaching career[edit]

Badu has managed several clubs and national football teams. He managed Costa Rica during 1996[1] and Oman from 1998 to 1999.[2] He managed Iran during their successful qualification for the 1998 World Cup. On 28 December 2013, Vieira signed with Japan's J. League Division 2 side Kyoto Sanga F.C..

Coaching statistics[edit]

As of 31 March 2010
Team From To Record
G W D L Win % GF GA +/-
Iran November 1997 December 1997 3 0 2 1 0% 5 6 −1
Total 3 0 2 1 0% 5 6 -1

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Courtney, Barrie (29 November 2003). "Costa Rica – Details International Matches 1993–2003". RSSSF. 
  2. ^ Mubarak, Hassanin (28 November 2006). "Oman National Team Coaches". RSSSF.