Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube
|Full name||Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube|
|Founded||March 8, 2005|
|Ground||Estádio Romário de Souza Faria (Marrentão)|
|Chairman||Paulo César Sabino|
|Head coach||Julio Marinho|
|League||Campeonato Brasileiro Série D|
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.
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.
- Copa Rio:
- Winners (1): 2013
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
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. Marrentão replaced Estádio Mestre Telê Santana, also known as Maracanãzinho, as the club 's home ground.
The official colors are orange, blue and white.
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- "Estádio do Duque de Caxias liberado pela CBF" (in Portuguese). Federação Sergipana de Futebol. 2008-10-02. Retrieved 2008-11-26.[dead link]
- "Duque de Caxias, a sucursal do Vasco, estréia na elite" (in Portuguese). Jornal do Brasil. 2007-12-23. Retrieved 2008-11-27.[dead link]
- (in Portuguese)—[www.souduque.com.br/ Official Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube website]