Clube Atlético Bandeirante

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Bandeirante
Full name Clube Atlético Bandeirante
Founded February 15, 1981; 34 years ago (1981-02-15)
Ground Metropolitana
Núcleo Bandeirante, DF
Ground Capacity 3,000

Clube Atlético Bandeirante, commonly known as Bandeirante, is a Brazilian football club based in Núcleo Bandeirante, in Distrito Federal. They competed in the Série A and in the Copa do Brasil in once. The club was formerly known as Associação Desportiva Comercial Bandeirante.

History[edit]

The club was founded on February 15, 1981,[1] as Associação Desportiva Comercial Bandeirante, eventually being renamed to Clube Atlético Bandeirante. Bandeirante finished in the second position in the 2000 Campeonato Brasiliense, losing the competition to Gama. The club competed in the same year in the Série A, named Copa João Havelange, being eliminated in the First Stage in the Yellow Group. They competed in the Copa do Brasil in 2002, when they were eliminated in the First Round by Cruzeiro.

Stadium[edit]

Clube Atlético Bandeirante play their home games at Estádio Vasco Viana de Andrade, nicknamed Estádio Metropolitana. The stadium has a maximum capacity of 3,000 people.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rodolfo Rodrigues (2009). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. Panda Books. p. 45. 
  2. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Retrieved April 8, 2011.