THE give found that the thigh-white leader was admitted to the hospital on Monday due to fever and was monitored daily by doctors. The picture, however, got worse on Friday night and he was transferred to the ICU. He is currently stable.
Paulo Pelaipe has been working with soccer since 1979, when he started as an indoor soccer advisor and youth in Grêmio. He was also vice president of football and executive of the Rio Grande do Sul team. The director has worked in Fortaleza, Corinthians, Criciúma, Vasco, São Caetano and Flamengo. This is his second stint at Coritiba; the previous one was in 2018.
Coritiba returns to the field against Santos on Saturday, at 19h, at Couto Pereira. The game is valid for the 17th round of the Brazilian Championship.