Atlético Monte Azul

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Monte Azul
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Full name Atlético Monte Azul
Nickname(s) Azulão
Founded April 28, 1920
Ground AMA, Monte Azul, Brazil
Ground Capacity 11,109
President Ricardo Cester Arroyo
Head coach Edson Só

Atlético Monte Azul, also known as Monte Azul, are a Brazilian football team from Monte Azul, São Paulo.

History[edit]

Atlético Monte Azul were founded on April 28, 1920 by several people, including José Cione, who suggested the name Monte Azul.[1] In the late 1940s, the club professionalized their football department, and joined the Campeonato Paulista in 1950.[1] The club won the Campeonato Paulista Segunda Divisão in 2004.[2] Monte Azul won the Campeonato Paulista Série A2 in 2009, after beating Rio Branco in the final.[3] thus being promoted to compete in the 2010 Campeonato Paulista.[1]

Stadium[edit]

Monte Azul play their home games at Estádio do Atlético Monte Azul, commonly known as AMA.[4] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 11,109 people.[5]

Current squad (selected)[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 Igor
Brazil GK André Luis
Brazil DF André Cunha ([1])
Brazil DF Flavio
Brazil DF Fábio Silva
Brazil DF Pitty
Brazil DF Robson
Brazil DF Cris
Brazil DF Carlos Xavier
No. Position Player
Brazil DF Jean Pablo
Brazil DF Marcelo Godri
Brazil DF Marcelo Ferreira
Brazil MF Marcelinho
East Timor MF Helber
Brazil MF Nerylon
Brazil FW Johnny
Brazil FW Alexsandro

Out on loan[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 MF Douglas (at Grêmio)

Achievements[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Atlético Monte Azul - História" (in Portuguese). Federação Paulista de Futebol. Retrieved November 3, 2009. 
  2. ^ "State Championship São Paulo 2004 Fourth Level (Série B-1)". RSSSF. December 27, 2004. Retrieved November 3, 2009. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Atlético Monte Azul ganha em casa é campeão da segunda divisão paulista" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. June 14, 2009. Retrieved November 3, 2009. 
  4. ^ "AMA" (in Portuguese). Federação Paulista de Futebol. Retrieved November 3, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Estádio do Atlético Monte Azul" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved November 3, 2009. 

External links[edit]

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