Associação Desportiva Confiança
|Full name||Associação Desportiva Confiança|
|Nickname(s)||Dragão do Bairro Industrial (Industrial Neighborhood Dragon)|
|Founded||May 1, 1936|
|President||Hyago Silva Cruz|
|Head coach||Luizinho Lopes|
Campeonato Brasileiro Série C|
Série C, 5th|
Confiança's greatest rival is Sergipe.
Home stadium is the Proletário Sabino Ribeiro stadium, capacity 4,000.
On May 1, 1936, was founded in Aracaju a club called Associação Desportiva Confiança, after Epaminondas Vital and Isnard Cantalice watched a volleyball match between Cotinguiba and Aracaju at Bairro Industrial (Industrial Neighborhood, in English). Joaquim Sabino Ribeiro Chaves, Epaminondas Vital and Isnard Cantalice then founded a basketball and volleyball club at Bairro Industrial.
In 1949, the club competed in its first football competition, earning the nickname Dragão do Bairro Industrial, meaning Industrial Neighborhood Dragon, and playing in blue and white colors.
On May 1, 1955, Confiança, through its paranymph, called Joaquim Sabino Ribeiro Chaves, built its stadium, named Proletário Sabino Ribeiro.
In 1976, the club played for the first time in the Campeonato Brasileiro First Division.
- 1951, 1954, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1968, 1976, 1977, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1990, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2017
- 2003, 2005, 2008
Current squad (some players)
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
The club's name means Confidence in Portuguese, and is named after a factory called Fábrica Confiança.
- Torcida Trovão Azul
- Torcida Jovem
- Movimento Azulino