Osasco Voleibol Clube

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Vôlei Nestlé Osasco
Full name Osasco Voleibol Clube
Short name Vôlei Nestlé
Founded 1993
Ground Ginásio Municipal Prof. José Liberatti
(Capacity: 5,000)
Chairman Venilton César Montini
Manager Luizomar de Moura
Captain Gabriella Souza
League Brazilian Superliga
2016-17 2nd
Website Club home page
Uniforms
Home
Away
Championships
None

Osasco Voleibol Clube is a women's volleyball club, based in Osasco, São Paulo (state), Brazil. It includes volleyball teams for females of all ages, children through adult.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1993, by the BCN bank, as BCN/Guarujá and changed headquarters' city in 1996, thereafter becoming known as BCN/Osasco.[1] The club was renamed to Finasa/Osasco in 2003.[1] The club even announced it would close its adult volleyball department in April 2009, after losing the 2008-2009 Superliga final.[2] But four days later it was announced the return of the adult team, through a group of sponsors in partnership with the Prefecture of Osasco. Now, the Osasco team is sponsored by Nestlé, at first highlighting the Sollys product line. The club participated in the 2009-2010 Superliga, renamed in 2009 to Sollys/Osasco. In that season, the club became champion, beating its greatest rival: the Unilever/Rio de Janeiro,[3] and also taking the South American Club Championship.[4]

For the 2011-2012 season of the Brazilian Superliga, the team name changed to Sollys/Nestlé, adopting the colors white, blue and orange [5] (and while sporting those colors the team won the 2012 FIVB Women's Club World Championship). In 2013-2014 season of the Brazilian Superliga, Nestle chose to change the product associated to the club name. Thus Sollys was replaced by Molico, and the team then became Molico/Nestlé, adopting the colors white, blue and red.[6]

Home arena[edit]

Molico/Nestlé play their home games at Ginásio Municipal Professor José Liberatti, located in Osasco.[7][8] The arena seats 4,500 people.[9]

Current roster[edit]

Season 2018/2019

Number Player Position Height (m) Weight (kg) Birth date
Brazil Carolina Albuquerque Setter 1.82 76 (1977-07-25) 25 July 1977 (age 40)
Brazil Walewska Oliveira Middle Blocker 1.90 73 (1979-10-01) 1 October 1979 (age 38)
Brazil Cláudia Bueno Setter 1.81 80 (1987-09-21) 21 September 1987 (age 30)
United States Destinee Hooker Opposite 1.91 73 (1987-09-07) 7 September 1987 (age 30)
Brazil Domingas Araújo Outside Hitter 1.84 88 (1994-09-09) 9 September 1994 (age 23)
Brazil Lorenne Teixeira Opposite 1.87 76 (1996-01-08) 8 January 1996 (age 22)
Brazil Natasha Farinea Middle Blocker 1.88 76 (1986-02-08) 8 February 1986 (age 32)
Brazil Mariana Costa Outside Hitter 1.81 73 (1986-07-30) 30 July 1986 (age 31)
Brazil Camila Brait Libero 1.73 57 (1988-10-28) 28 October 1988 (age 29)

Titles[edit]

Winners (1): 2012
Runners-up (2): 2010 , 2014
Winners (5): 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2009–10, 2011–12
Runners-up (12): 1993–94, 1994–95, 1995–96, 2001–02, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2012–13, 2014–15, 2016–17
Winners (4): 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Runners-up (1): 2014
Winners (2): 2004, 2014
Winners (4): 2001, 2002, 2005, 2008
Runners-up (3): 2004, 2006, 2007
Winners (3): 2008, 2014, 2018
Runners-up (1): 2007
Winners (16): 1994, 1996, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Runners-up (4): 1998, 1999, 2009, 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "História do Vôlei - O vôlei do Finasa, uma história vitoriosa" (in Portuguese). Finasa Esportes. Archived from the original on August 28, 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 
  2. ^ "Fim do projeto de 20 anos, comunicado na tarde desta segunda-feira, deixa quatro campeãs olímpicas sem clube e sem explicações" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 2009-04-21. Retrieved 2009-04-21. 
  3. ^ "Torcida empurra, Osasco quebra escrita contra Unilever e volta a ser campeão" (in Portuguese). UOL. 2010-04-18. Retrieved 2010-04-18. 
  4. ^ Confederación Sudamericana de Voleibol. "Sudamericano Femenino de Clubes - Sollys Osasco vence y logra la vacance para el Mundial" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  5. ^ Nestlé. "Sollys/Nestlé: Uma história de sucesso" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  6. ^ Nestlé. "Molico/Osasco apresenta time com novidades e preocupação com a saúde óssea" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  7. ^ "Copa São Paulo movimenta o vôlei da divisão especial em 2008" (in Portuguese). Melhor do Vôlei. 2008-06-23. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
  8. ^ "Ginásio Municipal Professor José Liberatti" (in Portuguese). Finasa Esportes. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
  9. ^ "Finasa/Osasco" (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Voleibol. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 

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