Brasil Onças Replace Three Players to Play in IFAF World Championship

Cruz (L), Santos and Nery (R) enter the Brasil Onças roster

The technical staff of the Brazilian National Team has replaced three players from the main roster of the team that will compete in the 2015 IFAF World Championship, in Canton, USA. The three players are part of Brasil Onças’ defense.

Safety Fernando Giovanotti, who plays for Vila Velha Tritões, cornerback Vitor Veloso of João Pessoa Espectros, and linebacker Lincoln da Silva of the Lusa Lions, have personal problems will prevent them from traveling to the United States.

Head coach Dan Muller called up linebacker Igor Nery of João Pessoa Espectros, cornerback Raphael da Cruz, of the Corinthians Steamrollers, and safety Rodolfo Santos of Jaraguá Breakers, as replacements.

Journalist at Futebol Americano Brasil and American Football International. Post graduated in Digital Journalism at Famecos/PUCRS. Former multimedia producer of Locast Project MIT/USA. Former player of Porto Alegre Pumpkins.