Associação Desportiva Cabofriense

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Cabofriense
Logo: AD Cabofriense
Full name Associação Desportiva Cabofriense
Nickname(s) Tricolor
Founded January 2, 1997; 17 years ago (1997-01-02)
Stadium Correão, Cabo Frio, Brazil
Ground Capacity 4,200
Chairman Valdemir da Silva Mendes
Head coach Alexandre Barroso

Associação Desportiva Cabofriense, is a football club from Cabo Frio, a coastal town in the state of Rio de Janeiro circa 100 km east of the capital, founded on January 2, 1997.

History[edit]

Team photo from the 2007 season

The club was founded on January 2, 1997 as Associação Atlética Cabofriense, then the team changed its name to Associação Desportiva Cabofriense.[1] Associação Desportiva Cabofriense went bankrupt, and was replaced by Cabo Frio Futebol Clube.[1] In 2001, Cabo Frio changed its name back to Associação Desportiva Cabofriense.[1]

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Brazil GK Luis Cetin
Brazil GK Jefferson
Brazil GK Washington
Brazil DF Arthur Sanches
Brazil DF Gladstone
Brazil DF Sérgio Bueno
Brazil DF Luizão
Brazil DF Matheus
Brazil DF Rodrigo Dias
Brazil DF Pará
Brazil MF Jardel
Brazil MF Silvano
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Victor Silva
Brazil MF Keninha
Brazil MF Carlinhos
Brazil MF Arthur
Brazil MF Kaká Mendes
Brazil FW Eliandro
Brazil FW Fabrício Carvalho
Brazil FW Rogélio Balotelli
Brazil FW Franklin
Brazil FW Daniel
Brazil FW Éberson

Achievements[edit]

Stadium[edit]

The club play its home games at Correão stadium.[2] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 4,200 people.[3]

Mascot[edit]

The club's mascot is a marlin fish, named Espada ("Sword" in Portuguese). According to Cabofriense's website, the marlin was chosen as a mascot because it represents strength, vigor, combativeness and technique.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lancepédia - A Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro (in Portuguese) 1. Rio de Janeiro: Lance! Publicações. August 2009. p. 156. ISBN 978-85-88651-14-2. 
  2. ^ Rodolfo Rodrigues (2009). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. Panda Books. p. 69. 
  3. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Retrieved December 23, 2012. 

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