Fadel Fadel

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Fadel Fadel (October 6, 1914 – September 23, 1969)[1] is a former president of Clube de Regatas do Flamengo.[2] Flamengo's Parque Aquático Fadel Fadel (Fadel Fadel Aquatic Park) is named in his honor.[2]

Biography[edit]

Born in Sumidouro, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, of Lebanese descent, he was elected president of Flamengo in 1962, leaving the position in 1965.[2] During his administration, he inaugurated the club's Olympic pool in 1963.[2] Flamengo won the Campeonato Carioca in 1963 and in 1965 during his administration.[1]

He died on September 23, 1969 in Rio de Janeiro.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 2. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 533. ISBN 85-88651-01-7. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Fadel Fadel" (in Portuguese). Flapédia. June 22, 2008. Retrieved December 10, 2009.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "flap.C3.A9dia" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).