Associação Desportiva Vasco da Gama

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Vasco da Gama
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Full name Associação Desportiva Vasco da Gama
Nickname(s) Bacalhau D'água Doce (Fres water's codfish)
Founded June 28, 1952; 64 years ago (1952-06-28)
Stadium Estádio José de Melo
Ground Capacity 8,000
League Campeonato Acriano
José de Melo – ground setting

Associação Desportiva Vasco da Gama or simply Vasco da Gama is a Brazilian football team which is situated in the city of Rio Branco in the state of Acre. Associação Desportiva Vasco da Gama's home kit is a white shirt with a black diagonal stripe from the top right corner of the shirt to the bottom left, black shorts and white socks. They play their home matches at the Estádio José de Melo which has a capacity of 8,000 and are currently playing in the Campeonato Acriano which they have won three times. Vasco competed twice in the Série C.

The club's name and team colors are adopted from the more famous Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama.


Associação Desportiva Vasco da Gama was founded on June 28, 1952.[1] They won the Campeonato Acriano in 1965, 1999 and 2001. The club participated in the Série C in 1995 and in 1999.



Vasco plays its home games at Estádio José de Melo.[1] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 8,000 people.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Associação Desportiva Vasco da Gama" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Retrieved November 10, 2009. 
  2. ^ "CNEF – Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 14, 2009. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 

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