CR Vasco da Gama (beach soccer)

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Vasco da Gama
Full nameClub de Regatas Vasco da Gama
Nickname(s)Vascão
Trem Bala da Areia (Bullet Train of the Sand)
CoachFábio Costa


Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama Beach Soccer is a Brazilian men's professional beach soccer team based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is a part of the multi-sports club Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama. Vasco da Gama Beach Soccer was found in 1999.[1]

History[edit]

O C.R. Vasco da Gama Beach Soccer won the first Mundialito de Clubes in 2011 hosted in São Paulo, Brazil.[1]

Mundialito de Clubes 2015 squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Brazil GK Cesinha
Brazil DF Gil
Brazil DF Diogo Catarino
Brazil MF Rafinha
Brazil MF Marcos
No. Position Player
Brazil FW Bokinha
Brazil FW Jordan
Brazil FW Lucão
Brazil FW Igor
Brazil GK Rodolfo Masetti

Coach: Fábio Costa

Honours[edit]

Fees
Competitions Winners Seasons
Triple Crown 1 2014
World
Competitions Winners Seasons
Mundialito de Clubes 1 2011
Continental
Competitions Winners Seasons
Copa Libertadores of America 3 2016 e 2017 2019
Nationals
Competitions Winners Seasons
Brazilian championship 2 2017 e 2019
Brazil Cup 2 2012 e 2014
Brazilian Circuit 1 2013/14
Interstate
Competitions Winners Seasons
Rio-São Paulo Tournament 1 2010
State
Competitions Winners Seasons
Carioca Championship 4 1999, 2003, 2014 e 2018

^a Although it has qualified for the competition from the Brazilian Championship of 2017, the club is considered champions of the Copa Libertadores of 2016. Both competitions were destined to be disputed in December of 2016, nevertheless, due to the tragedy with the team of the Chapecoense, were postponed to the beginning of 2017. For reasons of homologation with the CONMEBOL, the edition of the Copa Libertadores continued being referring to the year 2016, while the Confederação Brasileira de Futebol opted to leave the edition of the Brazilian Championship referring to the year of dispute, in this case 2017.

Noted players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "História do Vasco da Gama Beach Soccer". Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama (in Portuguese). Retrieved December 14, 2015.