Associação Desportiva Cabofriense

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Logo: AD Cabofriense
Full name Associação Desportiva Cabofriense
Nickname(s) Tricolor
Founded January 2, 1997; 20 years ago (1997-01-02)
Stadium Correão, Cabo Frio, Brazil
Ground Capacity 4,200
Chairman Valdemir da Silva Mendes
Head coach Júnior Lopes

Associação Desportiva Cabofriense, is a football club from Cabo Frio, a coastal town in the state of Rio de Janeiro c. 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 Washington
Brazil DF Anderson Künzel
Brazil DF Diego Alemão
Brazil DF Gerson
Brazil DF Leandro
Brazil DF Murilo Henrique
Brazil DF Rodrigo Dias
Brazil DF Victor Silva
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Alex Faria
Brazil MF Diego Sales
Brazil MF Hildo
Brazil MF Jonathan
Brazil MF Ricardinho
Brazil FW Claudecir
Brazil FW Jairo
Brazil FW Júlio César

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. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 14, 2009. Retrieved December 23, 2012. 

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