Flamengo have announced that they have appointed former Brazil international Jorginho to replace Dorival Junior.
Jorginho, 48 and a member of the Brazil team that won the 1994 FIFA World Cup USA™, has signed a contract through to December next year, Flamengo said on their website.
Jorginho played in Germany for several years, winning a league title with Bayern Munich and he later had a successful spell in Japan with Kashima Antlers. He was an assistant to former Brazil coach Dunga at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa before taking over at Figueirense. He then took the reins last year at Kashima.
Six-time league champions Flamengo are having a lean spell as they finished last season in mid-table.