Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube

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Duque de Caxias
Full name Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube
Founded March 8, 2005 (13 years ago) (2005-03-08)
Ground Estádio Romário de Souza Faria (Marrentão)
Capacity 10,000
Chairman Paulo César Sabino
Head coach Julio Marinho
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série D
Website Club website
Team photo from the 2007 season

Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube, usually known simply as Duque de Caxias, is a Brazilian football team from the city of Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro state. It plays in the Brazilian Série C which is the third division level of the Brazilian football. The club was founded on March 8, 2005.

History[edit]

Tamoio Futebol Clube was founded on February 22, 1957, in Xerém, a district of Duque de Caxias, by local sportsmen.[1]

On March 8, 2005, the mayor of Duque de Caxias, Washington Reis, refounded Tamoio Futebol Clube as Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube, with the purpose of increasing the club's visibility.[2]

In 2008, Duque de Caxias finished in the 4th place in that season's Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, thus being promoted to the 2009 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B.[3]

Achievements[edit]

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 Bernardo
Brazil GK Jaime
Brazil DF Arílson
Brazil DF Ronan
Brazil DF Paulão
Brazil DF Matheus Avelar
Brazil DF Júlio César Pit
Brazil DF Flavinho
Brazil DF Oziel
Brazil MF Esquerdinha
Brazil MF Jonas
Brazil MF Marcelo Cabral
Brazil MF Sassá
Brazil MF Wellington
Brazil MF Bruno Neves
Brazil MF Jefferson LaPaz

Stadium[edit]

Estádio Romário de Souza Faria

Duque de Caxias plays its home games at Estádio Romário de Souza Faria, also known as Marrentão, which has a maximum capacity of 7,000 people.[4] Marrentão replaced Estádio Mestre Telê Santana, also known as Maracanãzinho, as the club 's home ground.[5]

Colors[edit]

The official colors are orange, blue and white.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Duque de Caxias" (in Portuguese). Lance!. Archived from the original on December 31, 2012. Retrieved November 26, 2008.
  2. ^ "Duque de Caxias faz história com acesso à Série B do Brasileiro" (in Portuguese). Jornal do Brasil. 2008-11-24. Retrieved 2008-11-26.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Duque de Caxias sofre mas sobe para Série B" (in Portuguese). O Globo. 2008-11-23. Retrieved 2008-11-26.
  4. ^ "Estádio do Duque de Caxias liberado pela CBF" (in Portuguese). Federação Sergipana de Futebol. 2008-10-02. Retrieved 2008-11-26.[dead link]
  5. ^ "Duque de Caxias, a sucursal do Vasco, estréia na elite" (in Portuguese). Jornal do Brasil. 2007-12-23. Retrieved 2008-11-27.[dead link]

External links[edit]

  • (in Portuguese)—[www.souduque.com.br/ Official Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube website]