Luverdense Esporte Clube

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Luverdense
Luverdense Esporte Clube.svg
Full name Luverdense Esporte Clube
Nickname(s) Luver
LEC
Verdão do Centro Oeste (Big Green of Central-West)
Founded January 24, 2004 (13 years ago) (2004-01-24)
Stadium Estádio Passo das Emas
Ground Capacity 10,000
President Helmute Lawisch
Head coach Júnior Rocha
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
Campeonato Mato-Grossense
2015
2015
Série B, 10th
Mato-Grossense, 3rd
Website luverdense.com.br

Luverdense Esporte Clube is a Brazilian football team from Lucas do Rio Verde. They won the Campeonato Mato-Grossense twice and competed several times in the Série C. In 2013 gained access to Série B.

History[edit]

The club was founded on January 24, 2004, by entrepreneurs and farmers. The club name, Luverdense, refers to the demonym used to refer to people born in Lucas do Rio Verde city.[1]

The club won the Copa Governador do Mato Grosso in 2004, in 2007 and in 2011.[2] As the club won the 2007 edition, the club qualified to the 2008 Série C.[3] Luverdense won the Campeonato Mato-Grossense for the first time on May 17, 2009, after beating Araguaia in the final.[4]

The club was eliminated in the First Stage in the 2005 Série C, in the Third Stage in 2008, in the First Stage in 2009, in the First Stage in the 2010 and in the First Stage in 2011.

Current squad[edit]

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 Diogo Silva
Brazil GK Gabriel Leite
Brazil GK Gabriel Soares
Brazil GK Thomazela
Brazil DF Airton
Brazil DF Gabriel Valongo
Brazil DF Luiz Otávio
Brazil DF Marcão
Brazil DF Gabriel Passos
Brazil DF Paulinho
Brazil DF Raul Prata
Brazil MF Alaor Júnior
Brazil MF Caio Quiroga
Brazil MF Diogo Sodré (on loan from Coritiba)
Brazil MF Jean Patrick
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Kazu
Brazil MF Leandro
Brazil MF Mauricio
Brazil MF Moacir
Brazil MF Ricardo
Brazil MF Sérgio Mota
Brazil FW Alfredo (on loan from Portimonense)
Brazil FW Café
Brazil FW Douglas Baggio (on loan from Flamengo)
Brazil FW Eder
Brazil FW Hugo
Brazil FW João Vitor
Brazil FW Rafael Silva
Brazil FW Raphael Macena
Brazil FW Tozin

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player

Honours[edit]

2009, 2012, 2016
2004, 2007, 2011

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luverdense Esporte Clube" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  2. ^ "Mato Grosso - Copa Governador champions". RSSSF Brasil. Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  3. ^ "IV Copa Governador do Mato Grosso - 2007". RSSSF Brasil. Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  4. ^ "Luverdense campeão. Confira demais estaduais" (in Portuguese). O Globo. 2009-05-17. Retrieved 2009-05-19.