Veranópolis Esporte Clube Recreativo e Cultural

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Veranópolis
Veranópolis Esporte Clube logo.svg
Full name Veranópolis Esporte Clube
Recreativo e Cultural
Nickname(s) VEC, Pentacolor
Founded January 15, 1992; 25 years ago (1992-01-15)
Stadium Antônio David Farina, Veranópolis, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Ground Capacity 8,000

Veranópolis Esporte Clube Recreativo e Cultural, usually known simply as Veranópolis is a Brazilian football club from Veranópolis, Rio Grande do Sul.

History[edit]

On January 15, 1992,[1] Veranópolis Esporte Clube Recreativo e Cultural was founded, after two local clubs, Dalban and Veranense, fused.[2]

In 1993, Veranópolis, managed by Tite,[3] won the Campeonato Gaúcho Second Level.[4]

In 2007, the club, managed by Paulo Porto, reached the Campeonato Gaúcho semifinals, where the club was defeated by Juventude of Caxias do Sul.[5]

Club colors and nickname[edit]

The club's colors are blue, green, red, yellow [6] and white.[1] Because of its colors, Veranópolis is nicknamed Pentacolor (meaning five colors).[7] The club is also nicknamed by the acronym VEC.[1]

Stadium[edit]

Veranópolis Esporte Clube Recreativo e Cultural's home stadium is Antônio David Farina stadium, located in Medianeira neighborhood,[8] with a maximum capacity of 8,000 people.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Current team (2015)[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 Josemar
Brazil GK Matheus Cavichioli
Brazil GK Rykelvi
Brazil DF Afonso
Brazil DF Edson Borges
Brazil DF Jadson
Brazil DF Leonardo Dagostini
Brazil DF Luciano Amaral
Brazil DF Marcel
Brazil DF Rafael Gevehr
Brazil DF Richard
Brazil MF Claytinho
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Eduardinho
Brazil MF Felipe Guedes
Brazil MF Glauber
Brazil MF Luiz Grando
Brazil MF Marcos Rogério
Brazil MF Rafael Mineiro
Brazil MF Vanderlei
Brazil MF Willian Ribeiro
Brazil FW David Dener
Brazil FW Erik Nascimento (on loan from Grêmio)
Brazil FW
Brazil FW Tulio Renan

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