Esporte Clube Água Santa

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Full nameEsporte Clube Água Santa
Nickname(s)Campeão de Diadema
Gigante do ABC
Netuno
Aquáticos (supporter)
FoundedOctober 27, 1981 (38 years ago) (1981-10-27)
GroundEstádio Distrital do Inamar, Diadema, São Paulo state, Brazil
Capacity10,000
PresidentPaulo Sirqueira Korek Farias
ManagerFernando Marchiori
LeagueCampeonato Paulista
WebsiteClub website

Esporte Clube Água Santa, commonly known as Água Santa, is a Brazilian football club based in Diadema, São Paulo state. Founded in 1981, Água Santa only played in amateur competitions until 2011. In 2012 the club began competing in professional championships. Campeonato Paulista da Segunda Divisão de 2013 marked the start of a meteoric rise of three consecutive successful seasons, reaching the premier level of Campeonato Paulista in 2016.[1]

History[edit]

Migrants, primarily from Northern Brazil, Northeastern Brazil and Minas Gerais, in the Eldorado neighborhood of Diadema on a street called "Estrada Água Santa" (hence the club's name) founded the club. Gradually the team rose in regional amateur football, mainly after 2000. With the greater achievements the crowds grew and today have a loyal fan base estimated over 10,000 called Aquáticos.

The Esporte Clube Água Santa ever had wearing its true shirt icons of Brazilian football as Claudecir, Zinho Capixaba, Capitão, Dinei and most importantly, has formed, while not having the training club classification, several athletes on their base ranks as Lelê who served in Fortaleza, Romarinho at Porto, Fernando in the Internacional, Neílton in Botafogo and Fábio Ferreira in Ponte Preta.

Stadium[edit]

Esporte Clube Água Santa play their home games at Estádio Distrital do Inamar. The stadium has a maximum capacity of 10,000 people.

Current squad[edit]

As of 23 January 2020

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 Caio
Brazil GK Giovanni
Brazil GK Thomazella
Brazil DF Abner Felipe
Chile DF Andrés Robles
Brazil DF Bruno Costa
Brazil DF Fabrício
Brazil DF Jonathan
Brazil DF Henrique
Brazil DF Luis Ricardo
Brazil DF Naylhor
Brazil DF Perí
Brazil DF Rhuan
Brazil DF Walisson Maia
Brazil MF Pio
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Diogo Marzagão
Brazil MF João Victor
Brazil MF João Vitor
Brazil MF Luan Dias
Brazil MF Marquinho
Brazil MF Matheus Barbosa
Brazil MF Robinho
Brazil MF Velicka
Brazil MF Wellington Reis
Brazil FW Dadá
Brazil FW Dinei
Brazil FW Felipe Azevedo
Brazil FW Romarinho
Brazil FW Tiago Marques
Brazil FW Uéderson

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Da várzea à elite em quatro anos: conheça o "meteórico" Água Santa". globoesporte.globo.com.

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