Jabaquara Atlético Clube

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Jabaquara
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Full name Jabaquara Atlético Clube
Nickname(s) Jabuca
Leão da Caneleira
Founded November 15, 1914
Ground Espanha, Santos, Brazil
Ground Capacity 8,031
President Bento Marques Prazeres

Jabaquara Atlético Clube, also known as Jabaquara, are a Brazilian football team from Santos, São Paulo.

History[edit]

Jabaquara Atlético Clube were founded on November 15, 1914 by Spanish immigrants[1] as Hespanha Foot Ball Club.[2] The club played their first game against Clube Afonso XIII, which were another club founded by Spanish immigrants.[1] The game ended in 1–1 draw.[1] The club were forced by the Brazilian government to change their name to Jabaquara Atlético Clube during the World War II.[1] They changed their name on November 7, 1942.[3]

They closed their football department in 2001, reopening it in the following year.[4] Jabaquara won the Campeonato Paulista Série A3 in 1993, and the Campeonato Paulista Série B3 in 2002.[1]

Stadium[edit]

Jabaquara play their home games at Estádio Espanha.[1] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 8,031 people.[5]

Achievements[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Jabaquara Atlético Clube - História" (in Portuguese). Federação Paulista de Futebol. Retrieved November 28, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Parabéns! Jabaquara faz 95 anos e é homenageado em Santos" (in Portuguese). Futebol Interior. Retrieved November 28, 2009. 
  3. ^ Farah Neto, José Jorge; Kussarev Jr., Rodolfo (2000). Almanaque do Futebol Paulista 2000. São Paulo: Editora Panini Brasil and A Bola da Bola. p. 389. 
  4. ^ Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 1. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 192. ISBN 85-88651-01-7. 
  5. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Brazilian Football Confederation. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 14, 2009. Retrieved November 28, 2009. 

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