Brasiliense Futebol Clube is a Brazilian football team, based in Taguatinga, Brasília, in Distrito Federal.
Brasiliense wears yellow uniforms, hence one of its supporters' associations is named
Febre Amarela ("yellow fever"). Brasiliense is one of the few Brazilian teams to wear both yellow and green, which are the main colors of the national flag.
Brasiliense is one of the newest Brazilian soccer clubs, being founded in
2000. Its greatest rival is Gama.
History [ edit ]
The team was founded on August 1, 2000, by the businessman Luiz Estevão. He bought the team called Atlântida Futebol Clube of
Taguatinga and renamed it Brasiliense Futebol Clube. [1 ]
2002, the club won the Brazilian Série C, and was promoted to the next year's second division, and finished as that season's Copa do Brasil runner-up. In [2 ] 2004, the club won the Brazilian Série B, and was promoted for the first time in history to the Brazilian Série A. The club also won the state championship that year. [2 ] From [2 ] 2004 to 2008, Brasiliense won five state championships in a row. In 2005, the club finished in last position in the Série A, and was relegated to the next year's second division. [2 ]
Achievements [ edit ]
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013
Stadium [ edit ]
Brasiliense's stadium is Serejão, also known as Boca do Jacaré. It was built in 1978 and has a capacity of 32,000 people.
Current squad [ edit ]
Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
First-team staff [ edit ]
The team mascot is an alligator, which is featured in the club's logo.
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