Friburguense Atlético Clube

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Full name Friburguense Atlético Clube
Nickname(s) Frisão and Tricolor da Serra
Founded 1980
Ground Eduardo Guinle,
Nova Friburgo, Brazil
Capacity 10,000
Chairman Wagner Faria
Manager Cadão
League Campeonato Carioca
Team photo from the 2011 season
Team photo from the 2010 season

Friburguense Atlético Clube, or Friburguense as they are usually called, is a Brazilian football team from Nova Friburgo in Rio de Janeiro, founded on March 14, 1980.

Home stadium is the Eduardo Guinle stadium, capacity 10,000.


Friburguense Atlético Clube was founded on March 14, 1980 after Fluminense Atlético Clube and Serrano Futebol Clube fused.

In 1984, the club competed in the Campeonato Carioca First Division for the first time, but finished in the 11th place, and was relegated.

In 1997, Friburguense won its first title. The club won the Campeonato Carioca Second Division, after defeating Ceres in the final (1-0 in the first leg, and 1-1 in the second leg), and was promoted to the 1998 first division.

In 2005, for the first time in the club's history, Friburguense competed in the Copa do Brasil. The club was eliminated in the second round by Internacional, after a 1-1 draw in Nova Friburgo, and a 4-0 defeat in Porto Alegre. In the first round, the club beat Caldense 4-1 in the first leg, and 1-2 in the second leg).

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