Edmundo dos Santos Silva

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Edmundo dos Santos Silva (born April 11, 1948) is a former president of Clube de Regatas do Flamengo.[1]

Biography[edit]

Born in Salvador, he had two spells as the Clube de Regatas do Flamengo's president, from 1999 to 2000, and from 2001 to 2002.[1] During his administration, Flamengo signed a R$80 million partnership with Swiss sport marketing company International Sports Licensing (ISL).[1] He brought players such as Carlos Gamarra and Dejan Petković to play for the club.[1] After ISL folded in 2001, Flamengo's financial problems increased.[1] During his spell as the club's president, Flamengo won the Campeonato Carioca in 1999, 2000 and in 2001,[1] the Copa Mercosur in 1999, and the Copa dos Campeões in 2001.[2] He suffered an impeachment in 2002, leaving the club's presidency.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 2. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 531. ISBN 85-88651-01-7. 
  2. ^ a b "Edmundo dos Santos Silva" (in Portuguese). Flapédia. November 6, 2008. Retrieved December 9, 2009.