Associação Olímpica de Itabaiana

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Itabaiana
Associacao olimpica tabaiana logo.gif
Full name Associação Olímpica de Itabaiana
Nickname(s) Tremendão da Serra
Tricolor da Serra
Founded July 10, 1938
Stadium Presidente Médici, Itabaiana, Brazil
Ground Capacity 14,123
President Eduardo Almeida
Head coach Ailton Silva

Associação Olímpica de Itabaiana, also known as Itabaiana, are a Brazilian football team from Itabaiana, Sergipe. They competed in the Série A five times.

History[edit]

Itabaiana were founded on July 10, 1938, after Botafogo Sport Club folded.[1] The club competed in the Série A in 1974, 1979, 1980, 1981 and 1982.[2]

Stadium[edit]

Itabaiana play their home games at Estádio Presidente Emílio Garrastazu Médici.[2] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 14,123 people.[3] It was inaugurated on March 5, 1971 in a game against Grêmio.[3]

Colors[edit]

  • Home: shirt with blue, white and red vertical stripes, blue shorts and blue socks.
  • Away: white shirt with horizontal bands in red and blue, blue shorts and blue socks.

Achievements[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of January 30, 2009

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 Genilson
Brazil GK Neto
Brazil GK Igor
Brazil GK Wesley
Brazil DF Jorge Alberto
Brazil DF Dinho
Brazil DF Arthur
Brazil DF André
Brazil DF Cláudio Baiano
Brazil DF Carlisson
Brazil DF Éri
Brazil DF Alemão
Brazil MF Lelê
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Lucas
Brazil MF Almir
Brazil MF Jacobina
Brazil MF Cléber
Brazil MF Danilo
Brazil MF Capela
Brazil MF Franco
Brazil MF Luciano Pirambu
Brazil FW Luciano Baiano
Brazil FW Hermínio
Brazil FW Leandro
Brazil FW Índio

CBF ranking[edit]

  • Position: 99[5]
  • Points: 95[5]

The CBF ranking was created by the Brazilian Football Confederation to determine the number of spots per state in the Copa do Brasil.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 1. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 190. ISBN 85-88651-01-7. 
  2. ^ a b (Portuguese) "Associação Olímpica de Itabaiana" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Retrieved May 30, 2009. 
  3. ^ a b (Portuguese) "Associação Olímpica de Itabaiana" (in Portuguese). Sergipe.net. Retrieved May 31, 2009. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Julio Bovi Diogo (May 8, 2009). "Sergipe State League - List of Champions". RSSSF Brasil. Archived from the original on May 29, 2009. Retrieved May 31, 2009. The 1982 championship was shared with Sergipe. 
  5. ^ a b (Portuguese) "Ranking Nacional dos Clubes / CBF" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Brazilian Football Confederation. Retrieved May 31, 2009. 
  6. ^ (Portuguese) "Copa do Brasil de 2009 - REC - Regulamento Específico da Competição" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Brazilian Football Confederation. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 6, 2009. Retrieved May 31, 2009. 

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