Botucatu Futebol Clube

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Botucatu
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Full name Botucatu Futebol Clube
Founded 1996

Botucatu Futebol Clube, usually known simply as Botucatu, is a Brazilian women's football team, from Botucatu, São Paulo state.

History[edit]

On February 16, 1996, Botucatu Futebol Clube was founded by Edson Castro after an invitation of the Federação Paulista de Futebol Feminino (São Paulo State's Women's Football Federation), which was the organizer of the Campeonato Paulista Feminino do Interior (Countryside Paulista State Championship).[1]

In 2006, the club won the Brazil Trophy beating CEPE-Caxias in the final. The competition's top goalscorer was Grazielle, of Botucatu, who scored 11 goals.[2] In the same year, the club also won the Paulista Women's Football Championship, beating Saad in the final.[3] In 2008, Botucatu won the state championship for the second time, after beating again Saad in the final.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Current squad (some players)[edit]

According to the CBF official website. [1] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Brazil DF Aleci (contract)
Brazil DF Carol (contract)
Brazil MF Anne (contract)

Noted players[edit]

Other sports[edit]

Besides football, the club also has a women's futsal section.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Histórico". Botucatu Futebol Clube - BFC. Archived from the original on 2007-10-24. Retrieved 2007-09-20. 
  2. ^ "Taça Brasil 2006 (Women's Brazil Cup)". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2007-08-20. Retrieved 2007-09-20. 
  3. ^ "São Paulo Women's Championship 2006 - First Level". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2007-02-26. Retrieved 2007-09-20. 
  4. ^ "Com empate, Botucatu leva o título do Paulista Kaiser Feminino 2008" (in Portuguese). Federação Paulista de Futebol. 2008-11-13. Retrieved 2008-11-14. 
  5. ^ "Futsal". Botucatu Futebol Clube - BFC. Archived from the original on 2007-12-28. Retrieved 2007-09-20. 

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