Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube

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Duque de Caxias
Full name Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube
Founded March 8, 2005 (9 years ago) (2005-03-08)
Stadium Estádio Romário de Souza Faria (Marrentão)
Ground Capacity 10,000
Chairman Luiz Carlos Martins Arêas (Pinga)
Head coach Fahel Júnior
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série C
2013 Série C, 15th
Website Club home page
Team photo from the 2007 season

Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube, usually known simply as Duque de Caxias, is a Brazilian football team from the city of Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro state, currently playing in the Brazilian Série C which is the third division level of the Brazilian football. The club was originally founded on March 8, 2005.

History[edit]

Tamoio Futebol Clube was founded on February 22, 1957, in Xerém, a district of Duque de Caxias, by local sportsmen.[1]

On March 8, 2005, the mayor of Duque de Caxias, Washington Reis, refounded Tamoio Futebol Clube as Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube, with the purpose of increasing the club's visibility.[2]

In 2008, Duque de Caxias finished in the 4th place in that season's Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, thus being promoted to the 2009 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B.[3]

Current squad[edit]

As of March 2013, according to combined sources on the official website. 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 Fernando
Brazil GK Henrique
Brazil GK Raphael Mello
Brazil DF Iago
Brazil DF Paulão
Brazil DF Rodrigues
Brazil DF Sérgio Raphael
Brazil MF André Gomes
Brazil MF Araruama
Brazil MF Lenon
Brazil MF Lucas
Brazil MF Micheel
Brazil MF Silva
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Digão
Brazil MF Leandro Cruz
Brazil MF Otávio
Brazil MF Sampson
Brazil FW Bruno Veiga
Brazil FW Camilo
Brazil FW Dudu
Brazil FW Jefinho
Brazil FW João Carlos
Brazil FW Mario Marques
Brazil FW Rafinha
Colombia FW Jefferson Angulo

First-team staff[edit]

As of March 15, 2013
Position Name Nationality
Coach Mário Marques  Brazilian

Achievements[edit]

Stadium[edit]

Estádio Romário de Souza Faria

Duque de Caxias plays its home games at Estádio Romário de Souza Faria, also known as Marrentão, which has a maximum capacity of 7,000 people.[4] Marrentão replaced Estádio Mestre Telê Santana, also known as Maracanãzinho, as the club 's home ground.[5]

Colors[edit]

The official colors are orange, blue and white.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Duque de Caxias" (in Portuguese). Lance!. Retrieved 2008-11-26. 
  2. ^ "Duque de Caxias faz história com acesso à Série B do Brasileiro" (in Portuguese). Jornal do Brasil. 2008-11-24. Retrieved 2008-11-26. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Duque de Caxias sofre mas sobe para Série B" (in Portuguese). O Globo. 2008-11-23. Retrieved 2008-11-26. 
  4. ^ "Estádio do Duque de Caxias liberado pela CBF" (in Portuguese). Federação Sergipana de Futebol. 2008-10-02. Retrieved 2008-11-26. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Duque de Caxias, a sucursal do Vasco, estréia na elite" (in Portuguese). Jornal do Brasil. 2007-12-23. Retrieved 2008-11-27. [dead link]

External links[edit]

  • (Portuguese) www.souduque.com.br/ Official website