Former Coritiba athletes are having a good time at other clubs


After quick and unremarkable passages through Coritiba, some athletes have had a good run for the clubs they signed for. The “phenomenon” even intrigues some fans on social media.

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The most latent example is that of the Argentine striker Adrian Martinez. He played for Coxa in 2022, on loan from Racing, and made 24 appearances, scoring 4 goals.

This season, he has already scored 11 goals in 13 games for the Argentine club. Last season, for Instituto de Córdoba, he scored 18 times in 41 games.

If the two periods for the Argentine teams are added together, Martínez reaches an average of one goal every two matches.

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In 2022, he was released by the Alviverde board, who chose not to renew the Argentine’s contract.

Former shirt 10

Another player who follows the same path after playing for Coxa is the midfielder Marcelino Morenowho left the club from Paraná at the beginning of this year to return to Lanús.

For the club that revealed him, in 13 games, Moreno has already doubled the number of goals he scored in 45 games for Alviverde.

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At Lanús, there are four goals and two assists. At Coxa, where he wore the number 10 shirt, he scored two goals and four assists.

Highlights in the states

Lucas Barbosa played five games for Coritiba

The attackers Lucas Barbosa It is Mauricio Garcez they passed Coritiba practically blankly. Released by the SAF at the end of last season, they are highlights in the state championships they compete in.

Lucas Barbosa plays for Juventude, who drew the first game of the Gauchão final last Saturday (30).

He is in the top-3 of the championship’s top scorers, with five goals in 16 games. At Alviverde in Paraná he almost didn’t play, playing just five games, and never scored.

Garcez plays for Avaí and is the third player on the team with the most goals. In 15 games, he had four goals and two assists. At Coxa, he scored just once in 14 matches.

Piá do Couto

Biel in Coritiba's game against São Joseense

The young midfielder Biel Fonsecawho was champion of the Copa do Brasil under-20 with Coxa in 2021, is on loan at Paysandu.

At the club from Pará, the 22-year-old athlete is having a good time and has five goals in 14 games, the best year since he made his professional debut.

For Coxa, he played a few times in the main category, 12 games, and was loaned in 2022 to Novorizontino.

The article is in Portuguese

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