Associação Botafogo Futebol Clube

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Botafogo
Full name Associação Botafogo Futebol Clube
Founded July 14, 2004 (as Guará)
July 14, 2009 (as Botafogo)
Ground CAVE
Guará, DF,
Ground Capacity 7,000
President Walter Thodoro
Head Coach Gerson Vieira
Website Club home page
colours

Associação Botafogo Futebol Clube, also known as Botafogo or Botafogo-DF, is a Brazilian football club based in Guará, in Distrito Federal. The club was formerly known as Clube Esportivo Guará.

History[edit]

The club was founded on July 14, 2004 as Clube Esportivo Guará. The club won the Campeonato Brasiliense Second Level in 2006. It was founded again as Associação Botafogo Futebol Clube on July 14, 2009,[1] after celebrating its five-year birthday and joining a partnership with Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, adopting the colors and symbols from the Rio de Janeiro club.[2][2][3] In its first season, Botafogo-DF finished as runners-up in the Campeonato Brasiliense Second Level gaining promotion to the First Level of the Campeonato Brasiliense, in 2010,[4] even after being defeated 2-1 in the final to Ceilandense. [5]

Achievements[edit]

Stadium[edit]

Associação Botafogo Futebol Clube play their home games at Estádio Antônio Otoni Filho, nicknamed CAVE.[1] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 7,000 people.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Placar Guia 2011 (1350-C): 86. January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Botafogo firma parceria com o Guará (DF)" (in Portuguese). O Globo Online. July 14, 2009. Retrieved January 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Botafogo-RJ fecha acordo com time do Guará para ter filial em Brasília" (in Portuguese). clicabrasilia.com.br. July 13, 2009. Retrieved January 21, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Botafogo-DF vence e sobe para a Primeira Divisão" (in Portuguese). Botafogo-DF. October 10, 2009. Retrieved January 21, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Botafogo-DF perde para o Ceilandense e Túlio Maravilha não marca o seu 900º. Tulio chegou ao sei gol 900 na partida contra o Luziânia no Cave, pela 1ª divisão so candagão 2010" (in Portuguese). Correio Braziliense. October 17, 2009. Retrieved January 21, 2011. 
  6. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Retrieved January 21, 2011. 

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