Associação Desportiva Recreativa e Cultural Icasa

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Icasa
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Full name Associação Desportiva Recreativa e Cultural Icasa
Nickname(s) Verdão do Cariri (Cariri's Big Green)
Founded May 1, 1963
Stadium Romeirão, Juazeiro do Norte
Ground Capacity 20,000
Chairman José Hilton Pereira
Manager Tarcísio Pugliese
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
2013 Série B, 5th
Website Club home page

Associação Desportiva Recreativa e Cultural Icasa, usually known simply as Icasa, is a Brazilian football club in Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará. The club competed several times in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C and returning after be relegated from Campeonato Brasileiro Série B in 2011.

History[edit]

The club was founded on May 1, 1963[1] by Doro Germano,[2] and José Feijó de Sá, as Icasa Esporte Clube.[1] The club's founders were the owners of Indústria Cearense de Algodão S.A (Ceará Cotton Industry), shortened as ICASA, hence the club's name.[1]

Icasa competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C in 1981, 1995 and in 1998, being eliminated in the first stage in 1981,[3] in the second stage in 1995,[4] and in the first stage in 1998.[5] In 1985, Icasa competed in the Série B, where they were eliminated in the first stage.[6] In 1992, Icasa won the Campeonato Cearense, sharing the title with Fortaleza, Ceará, and Tiradentes, as the competition was not concluded due to a judicial dispute.[7][8]

In 1998, the club was founded again as Juazeiro Empreendimentos to avoid paying a labor debt for a former club's player.[9] After the debt was paid with the help of the club's supporters, on January 7, 2002,[10] Juazeiro was refounded as Associação Desportiva Recreativa Cultural Icasa.[9] In 2003, the club won the Campeonato Cearense Second Level.[11] Icasa competed again in the Série C in 2005, where they were eliminated in the second stage,[12] in 2006, again Icasa was eliminated in the second stage,[13] in 2007, the club was eliminated in the first stage.[14] Icasa competed in the 2008 Série C, where they were eliminated in the second stage,[15] but as one of the four best clubs eliminated in that stage, Icasa qualified to compete in the following season's Série C.[16] In 2009, the club was promoted to Série B. They won the Copa Integração in 2007, 2008, and in 2009.

Stadium[edit]

The club usually plays its home games at Estádio Municipal Mauro Sampaio, usually known as Romeirão, which is a stadium located in Juazeiro do Norte, and it has a maximum capacity of 20,000 people.[17]

Current squad[edit]

As of 1 December 2014 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
4 Brazil DF Ivonaldo
6 Brazil DF Alan
8 Brazil MF Luiz Fernando
12 Brazil GK Fernando Júnior
13 Brazil GK Mauro
14 Brazil MF Rodrigo Vitor
15 Brazil MF Rodney
16 Brazil MF Guidio
18 Brazil FW Nubio Flavio
No. Position Player
22 Brazil DF Teles
26 Brazil MF Fernando Sobral
28 Brazil DF Pedro Lucas
29 Brazil FW Maksuel
30 Brazil GK Davi
32 Brazil DF Jefferson
39 Brazil FW Bismark
40 Brazil GK Madson

Achievements[edit]

1992
2007, 2008, 2009
2003

Head coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Associação Desportiva Recreativa Cultural Icasa" (in Portuguese). Futebol Nordeste. Retrieved 2008-12-15. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Luto! Morre o fundador e primeiro presidente do Icasa-CE" (in Portuguese). Futebol Interior. 2008-08-15. Retrieved 2008-12-15. 
  3. ^ "Brazilian Championship 1981 - 3rd Level (Taça de Bronze)". RSSSF. 2008-10-09. Retrieved 2008-12-15. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Brazil 1995 Third Division". RSSSF. 2006-02-25. Retrieved 2008-12-15. [dead link]
  5. ^ "1998 Brazilian Championship Série C (3rd Level)". RSSSF. 2005-08-03. Retrieved 2008-12-15. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Brazil - Second Level 1984". RSSSF. 2005-11-06. Archived from the original on January 24, 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-15. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Ceará State Championship 1992". RSSSF. 2002-07-21. Retrieved 2008-12-15. [dead link]
  8. ^ "Campeonato de 92 também foi confuso" (in Portuguese). UOL. 2004-09-25. Retrieved 2008-12-16. 
  9. ^ a b "Associação Desportiva Recreativa Cultural Icasa" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Retrieved 2008-12-15. 
  10. ^ "Associação Desportiva Recreativa Cultural Icasa" (in Portuguese). Federação Cearense de Futebol. Archived from the original on January 6, 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-15. [dead link]
  11. ^ "Ceará State League Second Level 2003". RSSSF. 2004-01-19. Retrieved 2008-12-15. [dead link]
  12. ^ "Brazil 2005 Championship - Third Level (Série C)". RSSSF. 2005-11-20. Archived from the original on January 29, 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-15. [dead link]
  13. ^ "Brazil 2006 Championship - Third Level (Série C)". RSSSF. 2006-11-30. Archived from the original on January 29, 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-15. [dead link]
  14. ^ "Brazil 2007 Championship - Third Level (Série C)". RSSSF. 2007-12-06. Archived from the original on January 29, 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-15. [dead link]
  15. ^ "Brazil 2008 Championship - Third Level (Série C)". RSSSF. 2008-11-24. Archived from the original on December 15, 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-15. [dead link]
  16. ^ "Icasa perde jogo mas se garante na Série C/2009" (in Portuguese). Diário do Nordeste. 2008-09-06. Retrieved 2008-12-15. 
  17. ^ "Romeirão" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Archived from the original on November 22, 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-15. 

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