About to complete 1000 days in charge of Fortaleza Esporte Clube, Juan Pablo Vojvoda, faced with another act of loyalty, renews with Fortaleza Esporte Clube until December 31, 2025. The old contract with the coach was valid until the end of 2024 .
— It is with great joy that we announce to our fans and to Brazilian football as a whole the extension of Vojvoda’s link with Fortaleza until the end of 2025. This shows how much we believe in the medium and long-term work, we trust the technical command of the team to him and how much we have worked together on formatting the squad over the years, always with his participation. And always with the board’s maximum effort to provide what it understands is ideal for the club – praised Marcelo Paz, CEO of Fortaleza EC SAF.
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Since 2021, working with intensity and great professionalism, Vojvoda will continue writing his story at Fortaleza. Last season, they won the unprecedented Pentacampeonato Cearense and took the Club to the historic final of CONMEBOL Sudamericana, being the first team from the Northeast to compete in the international final. And at the end of 2023, to crown the season, Leão became the only team in the Northeast to compete in Série A for six consecutive years.
— This year professional football is also being increasingly integrated into the youth categories, a project that belongs to the club and he embraced it. All of this is very good for Fortaleza’s daily life and for the athletes in the current squad, as they know that the commander will not be at the end of the year wondering whether he will stay or not, so he will have another year ahead of him. For what we believe in football is having continuous, long-lasting work that along the way has good and difficult moments, but knowing who we want to be with and where we want to get to. – concluded the CEO.
As one of the longest-serving coaches in Brazilian football, Vojvoda has 202 games in Tricolor’s history, 102 wins, 44 draws, 56 defeats and four titles: three-time Cearense champion and undefeated champion of the 2022 Copa do Nordeste. In addition to the disputes in the CONMEBOL Libertadores, a up to the round of 16. Still in 2021, he achieved the historic mark in the G4 of the Brasileirão Série A and third place in the Copa do Brasil.
The achievements, the taboos broken against great opponents and the magical nights at Arena Castelão are nothing without the day-to-day life that Juan Pablo lives at Pici with managers, athletes and staff. In this relationship of love, respect, loyalty and always believing in what Fortaleza can go further to continue evolving, the Tricolor Nation will continue to enjoy the Vojvoda Era until the end of 2025.