Foz Cataratas Futebol Clube

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Foz Cataratas Futebol Clube
Full name Foz Cataratas
Nickname(s) Poderosas do Foz
Founded March 2010
Stadium Estádio Pedro Basso, Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná
League Copa do Brasil
2011 Copa do Brasil, Champions

Foz Cataratas Futebol Clube, commonly known as Foz Cataratas, is a Brazilian women's football (soccer) club, based in the city of Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná state, Brazil. They play in the Copa do Brasil, which is the most important competition of Brazilian women's football and they won that competition once, and competed in the 2012 Copa Libertadores.

History[edit]

The club was founded in March 2010 by the businessman and former football announcer Luciano do Valle, and physical education teacher Aleksandro Foagnoli.[1] Their first game ever was played on March 6 of that year, against Paraguayan team Universidad Autnóma, in Foz do Iguaçu.[2] Foz Cataratas won the Campeonato Paranaense in 2010 and in 2011 and finished in the second position in the 2011 Torneio Internacional Interclubes de Futebol Feminino, when they were defeated by Santos in the final.[1] They won the Copa do Brasil in 2011, after they beat Vitória-PE in the final[3][4] Foz Cataratas competed in the 2012 Copa Libertadores.[5]

Achievements[edit]

Stadium[edit]

Foz Cataratas Futebol Clube play their home games at Estádio Pedro Basso.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Conheça as adversárias do Viana na semifinal da Copa do Brasil". Imirante (in Portuguese). Globo. October 11, 2011. Retrieved November 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ Fabíola Wurmeister (March 28, 2011). "Foz monta supertime com ambição olímpica" (in Portuguese). Gazeta do Povo. Retrieved November 28, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Foz Cataratas é campeão da Copa do Brasil e conquista vaga para Libertadores" (in Portuguese). A Voz da Vitória. November 27, 2010. Retrieved November 27, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Foz Cataratas/PR é campeão da Copa do Brasil" (in Portuguese). CBF. March 28, 2011. Retrieved November 28, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Foz Cataratas é campeão da Copa do Brasil e conquista vaga para Libertadores" [Foz Cataratas win 2011 Brazil Cup and qualify for the 2012 Copa Libertadores] (in Portuguese). avozdavitoria.com. November 27, 2011. Retrieved October 31, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Foz monta supertime com ambição olímpica" (in Portuguese). Gazeta do Povo. November 26, 2011. Retrieved November 28, 2011.