Sousa Esporte Clube

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Sousa
Full name Sousa Esporte Clube
Founded July 10, 1991
Ground Marizão, Sousa, Paraíba state, Brazil
Ground Capacity 10,000

Sousa Esporte Clube, commonly known as Sousa, is a Brazilian football team based in Sousa, Paraíba state. They competed in the Série C and in the Copa do Brasil three times.

History[edit]

The club was founded on July 10, 1991.[1] Sousa won the Campeonato Paraibano Second Level in 1991, and the Campeonato Paraibano in 1994 and in 2009.[2] They competed in the Série C in 1994, when they eliminated in the Second Stage by CSA.[3] Sousa competed in the Copa do Brasil for the first time in 1995, when they were eliminated in the prelimanary round by Flamengo.[4] They competed in the Série C in 1995, when they were eliminated in the Third Stage by Icasa.[5] The club was eliminated in Third Stage by Sergipe in the 2003 Série C.[6] Sousa competed again in the Copa do Brasil in 2008, when they were eliminated in the first round by Vitória.[4] The club competed in the Copa do Brasil in 2010, when they were eliminated in the first round by Vasco.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Stadium[edit]

Sousa Esporte Clube play their home games at Estádio Governador Antônio Mariz, nicknamed Marizão.[1] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 10,000 people.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rodolfo Rodrigues (2009). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. Panda Books. p. 61. 
  2. ^ Placar Guia 2011 (1350-C): 94. January 2011.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Brazil Third Level 1994 Série C" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brazil. December 8, 2000. Retrieved March 15, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c "Brazil Cup 1995" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brazil. October 3, 1999. Retrieved March 15, 2011.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "copadobrasil2008" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "copadobrasil2008" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  5. ^ "Brazil 1995 Third Level Série C" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brazil. February 25, 2006. Retrieved March 15, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Brazil 2003 Championship - Third Level (Série C)" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brazil. March 3, 2009. Retrieved March 14, 2011. 
  7. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Retrieved March 15, 2011.