Associação Desportiva Cabofriense

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Logo: AD Cabofriense
Full name Associação Desportiva Cabofriense
Nickname(s) Tricolor
Founded January 2, 1997; 18 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.


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 Rafael
Brazil GK Washington
Brazil DF Amaral
Brazil DF Arthur Sanches
Brazil DF Aylton Alemão
Brazil DF Gerson
Brazil DF Leandro
Brazil DF Leandro Souza
Brazil DF Rafael Lopes
Brazil MF Arthur
Brazil MF Bruno Neves
Brazil MF Everton
Brazil MF Hiroshi
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Jardel
Brazil MF Kaká Mendes
Brazil MF Lenon
Brazil MF Marcinho
Brazil MF Marco Aurélio
Brazil MF Rodrigo Yuri
Brazil MF Têti
Brazil MF Victor Silva
Brazil FW Fabrício Carvalho
Brazil FW Gilcimar
Brazil FW Jones
Brazil FW Marlon Silva
Brazil FW Maycon



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


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.


  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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