Péricles Chamusca

Péricles Chamusca
Péricles Chamusca
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September 29, 1965

Who is Péricles Chamusca, the coach of Al-Taawoun:

Péricles Raimundo Oliveira Chamusca, born on September 29, 1965, in Salvador, Brazil, is a Brazilian football manager currently serving as the manager of Saudi club Al-Taawoun.

Chamusca comes from a football-oriented family, as his brother Marcelo Chamusca is also a coach.

His coaching career includes various managerial positions, showcasing his versatility and experience. Notably, he achieved success coaching Japanese club Oita Trinita, where he secured the J.League Cup title in 2008. However, the following season brought challenges, with a significant number of player injuries and a 14-match losing streak, resulting in his departure from the club in 2009.

Chamusca continued his managerial journey by taking on roles in Brazilian clubs such as Sport Recife, Avaí, and Coritiba, as well as Qatar-based teams Al-Arabi and El-Jaish. He also managed Júbilo Iwata in Japan and Al-Gharafa in Qatar.

In 2018, Chamusca became the manager of Saudi club Al-Faisaly, where he had an extended tenure until May 2021. He also briefly worked with Al-Hilal during this time.

His career took him back to Saudi Arabia as he managed Al-Shabab from June 2021 to March 2022 before assuming the position of manager at Al-Taawoun in June 2022.

As of March 17, 2023, Chamusca's managerial statistics reflect his extensive experience, having managed numerous teams in Brazil, Japan, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia.

Throughout his career, Chamusca has earned several honors, including the Saudi Professional League Manager of the Month award in October and November 2021. His journey in football management demonstrates his resilience and adaptability to different footballing environments.