Brasiliense FC

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Brasiliense
Full nameBrasiliense Futebol Clube
Nickname(s)Jacaré (Alligator)
Esquadrão Amarelo (Yellow Squadron)
Founded1 August 2000; 23 years ago (2000-08-01)
GroundSerejão
Capacity27,000
PresidentLuiza Estevão
Head coachRoberto Cavalo
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série D
Campeonato Brasiliense
2022
2023
Série D, 18th of 64
Brasiliense, 2nd of 10
WebsiteClub website

Brasiliense Futebol Clube, commonly referred to as Brasiliense, is a Brazilian professional club based in Taguatinga, Distrito Federal founded on 1 August 2000. It competes in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série D, the fourth tier of Brazilian football, as well as in the Campeonato Brasiliense, the top flight of the Distrito Federal state football league.

History[edit]

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

Brasiliense managed to establish records in the Federal District and in Brazil during its short history. The club became the youngest finalist of a Copa do Brasil in its first participation, in 2002. It was the first and only team of the Federal District to dispute a national title in the elite of football. After eliminating traditional opponents like Náutico, Fluminense and Atlético Mineiro, they were runners-up in the final against Corinthians.

The club won its first national title in 2002, the Brazilian third division. Two years later, it achieved its greatest victory to date by winning the Brazilian second division. In addition, Brasiliense has eight state titles and one of the second state division.

Symbols[edit]

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

Rivalries[edit]

Team rivals are Gama and Brasília. The biggest rival is Gama, the clubs of the Federal District that have achieved the greatest national achievements, both have won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B. In addition, the most popular clubs among the candangos (generic term used for the construction workers employed during the construction of Brasilia), the derby Verde-Amarelo (Green-Yellow), as it is called. The derby attracts significant crowds.

Stadium[edit]

Brasiliense's stadium is Elmo Serejo Farias (Serejão), which has a capacity of 28,000. The stadium is named after Elmo Serejo Farias, who was Taguatinga's administrator and Distrito Federal's governor during the stadium construction. They also play in Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 20 September 2021

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK Brazil BRA Edmar Sucuri
GK Brazil BRA Fernandes
GK Brazil BRA Matheus Brandão
DF Brazil BRA Peu
DF Brazil BRA Alex Murici
DF Brazil BRA Badhuga
DF Brazil BRA Preto Costa
DF Brazil BRA Gustavo Henrique
DF Brazil BRA Arlen
DF Brazil BRA Keynan
DF Brazil BRA Weverton Goduxo
DF Brazil BRA Diogo
MF Brazil BRA Milton Júnior
MF Brazil BRA Ferrugem
MF Brazil BRA Alan Mineiro
MF Brazil BRA Radamés
MF Brazil BRA Jorge Henrique
MF Brazil BRA Lídio
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Brazil BRA Bernardo
MF Brazil BRA Tharlley
MF Brazil BRA Carlos Eduardo
MF Brazil BRA Aldo
MF Brazil BRA Wagner Balotelli
MF Brazil BRA Sandy
MF Brazil BRA Liel
MF Brazil BRA Tobinha
MF Brazil BRA Maicon Assis
MF Brazil BRA Zotti
FW Brazil BRA Luquinhas
FW Brazil BRA Victor Rangel
FW Brazil BRA Michel Platini
FW Brazil BRA Daniel Alagoano
FW Brazil BRA Jefferson Maranhão
FW Brazil BRA Bruno Nunes
FW Brazil BRA Zé Eduardo

Honours[edit]

National[edit]

Winners (1): 2004
Winners (1): 2002

Regional[edit]

Winners (1): 2020

State[edit]

Winners (11): 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2017, 2021, 2022
Winners (1): 2000

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