Soccer

Corinthians Tite to be coach Brazil's national team

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2015 file photo, Corinthians soccer coach Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, known as Tite, flashes a thumbs up as he poses after a team training session at the Itaquerao stadium, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, the president of the Corinthians football club announced that Tite, has been named the new coach of Brazil's national team. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2015 file photo, Corinthians soccer coach Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, known as Tite, flashes a thumbs up as he poses after a team training session at the Itaquerao stadium, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, the president of the Corinthians football club announced that Tite, has been named the new coach of Brazil's national team. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)  (The Associated Press)

Roberto de Andrade, president of the Corinthians football club says Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, Tite, has been named the new coach of Brazil's national team/

Andrade made the announcement was made Wednesday on television.

Tite's appointment comes one day after Brazil's football confederation fired national coach Dunga in the wake of the team's elimination from the Copa America in the United States.

Brazil failed to get past the group stage after drawing 0-0 with Ecuador, beating Haiti 7-1 and losing 1-0 to Peru on Sunday.