Bonsucesso Futebol Clube

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Logo: Bonsucesso FC
Full name Bonsucesso Futebol Clube
Founded August 12, 1913
Stadium Estádio Leônidas da Silva, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil
Ground Capacity 10,000
President José Ferreira Simões
Team photo from the 2009 season

Bonsucesso Futebol Clube, or Bonsucesso, is a Brazilian football team from Bonsucesso neighborhood, Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro state, founded on August 12, 1913. The club competed in Campeonato Brasileiro Série B twice.


On August 12, 1913, the club was founded.[1] In 1924, Bonsucesso was LMDT (Liga Metropolitana de Desportos Terrestres)'s Campeonato Carioca's runner-up. The club was defeated by Vasco da Gama in the final.[2] Leônidas da Silva, the Black Diamond, played for Bonsucesso in 1931 and in 1932.[3] In 1935, Bonsucesso's player named Emiliano Ramos, and nicknamed China was Campeonato Carioca's top scorer with 16 goals.[4]

In 1980, the club competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B, being eliminated in the second stage.[5] In 1983, the club competed again in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B, being eliminated in the first stage.[6]

Club kits[edit]

Bonsucesso's first uniform was blue with red collar and white shorts. In the sixties the team adopted its current uniform with red and blue vertical stripes jerseys and white shorts.


Bonsucesso's home stadium is Estádio da Rua Teixeira de Castro, usually known as Estádio Leônidas da Silva, which has a maximum capacity of 10,000 people.[1]


Bonsucesso's biggest rival is Olaria.



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