Brasiliense Futebol Clube

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Brasiliense
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Full name Brasiliense Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) Jacaré (Alligator)
Esquadrão Amarelo (Yellow Squadron)
Founded August 1, 2000 (16 years ago) (2000-08-01)
Stadium Serejão
Ground Capacity 28,000
President Luiz Estevão
Head coach Luís Carlos
League Campeonato Brasiliense
2016 3rd
Website Club home page

Brasiliense Futebol Clube, or Brasiliense, as they are usually called, is a Brazilian football team from Taguatinga in Federal District (Brazil), founded on August 1, 2000.

History[edit]

The club was founded on August 1, 2000 with the involvement of the CNPJ of Atlântida Esporte Clube by Luís Estêvão.

With only thirteen years of history, Brasiliense managed to establish some records in the Federal District and in Brazil. The club became the newest finalist of a Copa do Brasil already in its first participation, in 2002, before even his second anniversary. It was the first and only team of the Federal District to dispute a national decision in the elite of football. After eliminating traditional opponents like Náutico, Fluminense and Atlético Mineiro, they fell only in the final against Corinthians.

With so little time of existence, the club won its first national title in 2002, when it won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C when finishing in the leadership of the final phase of the championship. Two years later, it has achieved its greatest glory to this day. He won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B. In addition, the Brasiliense has eight state titles and one of the second state division.

Symbols[edit]

The colors of Brasiliense Futebol Clube consist of green, yellow and white, in reference to the colors of the flag of the Federal District. Other symbols of the club are the official mascot, the Alligator, the flag composed of three bands in yellow and two in white with the official shield superimposed. The anthem composed by Walter Queiroz and the first uniform always composed of shirts, shorts and yellow socks. In the year of 2008 a cross was also introduced in the uniform also in reference to the flag of the Federal District that remains until today.

Rivalries[edit]

Brasiliense rivals are Gama and Brasília. The biggest rival is Gama, which are the clubs of the Federal District that have achieved the greatest national achievements for the state, both have won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B. In addition, there are also the most popular clubs among the candangos, the derby Verde-Amarelo (Green-Yellow), as it is called, Is a game of great rivalry and always attracts good audiences.

Stadium[edit]

Main article: Serejão

Brasiliense's stadium is Elmo Serejo Farias (Serejão), which has a maximum capacity of 28,000 people. The stadium is named after Elmo Serejo Farias, who was Taguatinga's administrator and Distrito Federal's governor during the stadium construction.

Honours[edit]

2004
2002
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013
2000

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