Clube Recreativo e Atlético Catalano

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CRAC
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Full nameClube Recreativo e Atlético Catalano
Nickname(s)Leão do Sul
FoundedJuly 13, 1931; 87 years ago (1931-07-13)
GroundGenervino da Fonseca, Catalão, Brazil
Capacity12,000
PresidentBatista Inácio
Head coachJairo Araújo
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série C
2014Série C, 19th (relegated)
WebsiteClub website

Clube Recreativo e Atlético Catalano, also known as CRAC, are a Brazilian football team from Catalão, Goiás. They play the third level national league Campeonato Brasileiro Série C.

History[edit]

Clube Recreativo e Atlético Catalano were founded on July 13, 1931.[1] The club won their first title, which was the Campeonato Goiano, in 1967, winning the competition for a second time in 2004.[2] The club competed for the first time in the Série C in 2004,[2] when they were eliminated in the third stage of the competition by Americano.[3] CRAC competed in the Copa do Brasil in 2005, when they were eliminated in the first stage by Guarani.[4] The club competed again in the Série C in 2007, finishing that year in the fifth place in the final stage.[5] CRAC competed in the Série D in 2009[6] and the club were promoted to the Série C after finishing as runners-up for the 2012 season.

Colors and badge[edit]

The club's color is sky blue.[2] The CRAC badge has two stars, representing the two Campeonato Goiano titles won by the club in 1967 and in 2004.[7]

Stadium[edit]

CRAC's home stadium.

CRAC play their home games at Estádio Genervino da Fonseca.[8] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 12,000 people.[8]

Current 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 Alex
Brazil GK Dudú
Brazil GK Gott
Brazil GK João Pedro
Brazil DF Alan Silva
Brazil DF Anelka
Brazil DF Guerra
Brazil DF Luis Fernando
Brazil DF Marcelo Tchê
Brazil DF Rafael Morisco
Brazil DF Ronaldo Trevisan
Brazil DF Tales
No. Position Player
Brazil DF Wallace
Brazil MF Alexandre
Brazil MF Assis
Brazil MF Coquinho
Brazil MF Everton
Brazil MF Marielson
Brazil MF Paulinho
Brazil MF Pituca
Brazil MF Rafael Sayão
Brazil MF Zé Neto
Brazil FW Danilo Lins
Brazil FW Renatinho

Achievements[edit]

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 1. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 159. ISBN 85-88651-01-7.
  2. ^ a b c "Clube Recreativo e Atlético Catalano - CRAC" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Retrieved June 16, 2009.
  3. ^ "Brazil 2004 Championship - Third Level (Série C)". RSSSF. March 3, 2009. Archived from the original on January 29, 2009. Retrieved June 16, 2009.
  4. ^ Marcelo Leme de Arruda (December 11, 2008). "Brazil 2005 Cup". RSSSF. Archived from the original on May 31, 2009. Retrieved June 16, 2009.
  5. ^ "Brazil 2007 Championship - Third Level (Série C)". RSSSF. December 6, 2007. Archived from the original on January 29, 2009. Retrieved June 16, 2009.
  6. ^ Marcos Neves (April 26, 2009). "Brazil 2009 - Fourth Level". RSSSF. Archived from the original on June 4, 2009. Retrieved June 16, 2009.
  7. ^ Pasqualini, Luciano; Marcelo Leme de Arruda (May 24, 2007). "Estrelas nos Escudos dos Clubes Brasileiros" (in Portuguese). RSSSF. Retrieved June 16, 2009.
  8. ^ a b "Genervino da Fonseca" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved June 16, 2009.

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