Associação Académica de Coimbra – O.A.F.

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Académica
Associação Académica de Coimbra logo.svg
Full name Associação Académica
de Coimbra – Organismo
Autónomo de Futebol
Nickname(s) Briosa
Founded 3 November 1887
Ground Estádio Cidade de Coimbra
Capacity 30,210
Chairman Pedro Dias Roxo
Manager João Alves
League LigaPro
2017–18 4th
Website Club website
Current season

The Associação Académica de Coimbra – Organismo Autónomo de Futebol (A.A.C. – O.A.F.), also referred to as Académica de Coimbra (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐkɐˈðɛmikɐ ðɨ kuˈĩbɾɐ]) or simply Académica, is an autonomous and professional football organization based in Coimbra, Portugal.

The club was created in 1887, when Clube Atlético de Coimbra (founded in 1861) and Academia Dramática (founded in 1837) merged. In 1938–39, the football team won their first Portuguese Football Cup, the first under the tournament's current name and a feat they would repeat in 2011–12. In 1966–67, they achieved their highest position of runner-up in the Primeira Liga table.

History[edit]

The club was founded on 3 November 1887.[1] In honour of the 130th birthday of the Club, Académica joined the Club of Pioneers.

Grounds[edit]

Their home ground is the Estádio Cidade de Coimbra (Estádio EFAPEL Cidade de Coimbra for sponsoring reasons), which has a capacity of 29,622.

A side view of the Estádio Cidade de Coimbra.

Honours[edit]

[2]

League and cup history[edit]

[citation needed]

 
  • CWC = Cup Winner's Cup
  • FC = Fairs Cities' Cup
  • UC = UEFA Cup
  • EL = Europa League

Note

  1. ^ Only goals scored in the regional championship or Primeira Liga are considered.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 11 September 2018

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

No. Position Player
1 Brazil GK Peçanha
3 Brazil DF William Soares
4 Portugal DF Hugo Ribeiro
5 Portugal DF Joel Ferreira
6 Portugal MF Ricardo Dias (on loan from Belenenses)
7 Portugal FW Marinho (captain)
8 South Korea MF Hwang Mun-ki
9 Portugal FW Hugo Almeida
10 Brazil MF Zé Paulo
11 Cape Verde FW Júnior Monteiro
12 Portugal MF Rúben Saldanha
13 Portugal DF João Real
14 Portugal DF João Simões
17 Guinea-Bissau FW Romário Baldé (on loan from Lechia Gdańsk)
18 Portugal DF Nuno Esgueirão
19 Portugal DF Nélson Pedroso
No. Position Player
20 Portugal FW João Traquina
21 Portugal MF Guima (on loan from Sporting CP)
22 Brazil DF Jean Felipe (on loan from Portimonense)
23 Portugal DF Mike Moura
28 Portugal MF Reko
30 Portugal MF David Teles
39 Cameroon FW Donald Djoussé
41 Portugal GK Ricardo Moura
43 Brazil DF Brendon
44 Brazil DF Yuri
65 Portugal MF Fernando Alexandre
66 Portugal FW Diogo Ribeiro
77 Portugal FW Rodrigo Vilela
83 Portugal DF Zé Castro
90 Portugal GK Júlio Neiva

Records and statistics[3][edit]

Coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASSOCIAÇÃO ACADÉMICA DE COIMBRA OAF". Soccerway. Perform. Retrieved 14 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Provas Nacionais". Académica (AAC). Record. Archived from the original on 7 May 2016. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  3. ^ Núcleo de Veteranos AAC Archived 24 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]