Brasiliense Futebol Clube

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Brasiliense
Brasiliense.png
Full name Brasiliense Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) Jacaré (The Alligator)
Founded August 1, 2000; 13 years ago (2000-08-01)
Stadium Serejão
Taguatinga, Brasília, DF
Ground Capacity 35,000
President Luís Estevão de Oliveira Neto
Head coach Márcio Fernandes
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série D
2013 Série C, 17th (relegated)
Website Club home page

The Brasiliense Futebol Clube is a Brazilian football team, based in Taguatinga, Brasília, in Distrito Federal.

Brasiliense wears yellow uniforms, hence one of its supporters' associations is named Febre Amarela ("yellow fever"). Brasiliense is one of the few Brazilian teams to wear both yellow and green, which are the main colors of the national flag.

Brasiliense is one of the newest Brazilian soccer clubs, being founded in 2000. Its greatest rival is Gama.

History[edit]

The team was founded on August 1, 2000, by the businessman Luiz Estevão. He bought the team called Atlântida Futebol Clube of Taguatinga and renamed it Brasiliense Futebol Clube.[1]

In 2002, the club won the Brazilian Série C, and was promoted to the next year's second division, and finished as that season's Copa do Brasil runner-up.[2] In 2004, the club won the Brazilian Série B, and was promoted for the first time in history to the Brazilian Série A.[2] The club also won the state championship that year.[2] From 2004 to 2008, Brasiliense won five state championships in a row.[3] In 2005, the club finished in last position in the Série A, and was relegated to the next year's second division.[2]

Achievements[edit]

2004
2002
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013
Runners-up (1): 2002

Stadium[edit]

Main article: Serejão

Brasiliense's stadium is Serejão, also known as Boca do Jacaré. It was built in 1978 and has a capacity of 32,000 people.[4]

Current squad[edit]

João Carlos in action.

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

No. Position Player
TBA Brazil GK Guto
TBA Brazil GK Junior
TBA Brazil GK Welder
TBA Brazil DF Fábio Braz
TBA Brazil DF Luan
TBA Brazil DF Rafael Tavares
TBA Brazil DF Somália
TBA Brazil DF Bocão
TBA Brazil DF Jefferson
TBA Brazil DF Thiago Crispin
TBA Brazil MF Everton
TBA Brazil MF Jordã
TBA Brazil MF Júlio Bastos
TBA Brazil MF Baiano
No. Position Player
TBA Brazil MF Elivelto
TBA Brazil MF Iranildo
TBA Brazil MF Lucas
TBA Brazil MF Luís Augusto
TBA Brazil MF Peninha
TBA Brazil FW Abraão Lincoln
TBA Brazil FW Gilvan
TBA Brazil FW Giso
TBA Brazil FW Hugo
TBA Brazil FW Rodrigo Tiuí
TBA Brazil FW Romarinho
TBA Brazil FW Tiago
TBA Brazil FW Washington

First-team staff[edit]

Position Name Nationality
Coach Márcio Fernandes  Brazilian

Mascot[edit]

The team mascot is an alligator, which is featured in the club's logo.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "O Amarelão que dá certo" (in Portuguese). Gazeta Esportiva. Retrieved 2008-08-28. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b c d "Brasiliense Futebol Clube Taguatinga" (in Portuguese). Campeões do Futebol. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 
  3. ^ "Brazil - Distrito Federal - List of Champions". RSSSF. 2008-04-13. Retrieved 2008-08-27. 
  4. ^ "Brasiliense Futebol Clube de Taguatinga" (in Portuguese). Correio Braziliense. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 
  5. ^ "Brasiliense Futebol Clube" (in Portuguese). Futebol Interior. Retrieved 2008-08-28. [dead link]

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