Colo Colo de Futebol e Regatas
|Full name||Colo Colo de Futebol e Regatas|
|Nickname(s)||Tigrão (Big Tiger)|
|Founded||April 3, 1948|
|Stadium||Estádio Mário Pessoa|
On April 3, 1948, the club was founded by a group of sportsmen led by Airton Adami.
In 2006, Colo Colo won its most important title, the Campeonato Baiano. The club defeated Vitória in both competition's stage finals, thus avoiding a final stage. In the first stage's final first leg Colo Colo and Vitória drew 1–1, and in the second leg, Colo Colo won 1–0. In the second stage's final first leg, at home, Colo Colo beat Vitória 4–3. In the second leg, in Salvador city, Colo Colo surprisingly beat its rival 4–2. After the conquer of the championship, the coach and most of the team were signed to major football clubs in Bahia, like Vitória or Bahia.
Colors and logo
The club's colors are blue, yellow and white. Colo Colo is nicknamed Tigrão, meaning Big Tiger. The nickname is in the club's logo. The club's mascot is a tiger, also depicted in the logo. The club is named after the traditional Chilean club Colo-Colo, however the club's colors and home kit were chosen after the successful Argentine club Boca Juniors. In 1948, the club's director, José Haroldo de Castro traveled to Argentina, and bought a Boca Juniors strip. The kit's design was then adopted by the club.
- Colo-Colo history at the club's official website
- 1999 Campeonato Baiano Second Division at RSSSF
- 2001 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C at RSSSF
- 2006 Campeonato Baiano at RSSSF
- Colo Colo desmonta o time campeão – A Região newspaper (May 31, 2006) (retrieved on August 19, 2006)
- Colo-Colo at Arquivo de Clubes
- Estádio Mário Pessoa at Templos do Futebol
- Especial Placar – 500 Times do Brasil, São Paulo: Editora Abril: 2003.