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Associação Desportiva Cabofriense

Associação Desportiva Cabofriense, is a football club from Cabo Frio, a coastal town in the state of Rio de Janeiro c. 100 km east of the capital, founded on January 2, 1997.

Associação Desportiva Cabofriense
Logo: AD Cabofriense
Full nameAssociação Desportiva Cabofriense
Nickname(s)Tricolor
FoundedNovember 15, 1955; 64 years ago (1955-11-15) (A.A. Cabofriense)
January 2, 1997; 22 years ago (1997-01-02) (A.D. Cabofriense)
GroundCorreão, Cabo Frio, Brazil
Capacity4,200
ChairmanValdemir da Silva Mendes
Head coachAlfredo Sampaio
LeagueCampeonato Carioca
20196th

HistoryEdit

 
Team photo from the 2007 season

The club was founded on November 15, 1955 as Associação Atlética Cabofriense, and after the team retired from professional competitions in 1993, some of the club's former officials formed a new team in 1997, called Associação Desportiva Cabofriense.[1] Associação Desportiva Cabofriense then changed its name to Cabo Frio Futebol Clube in 1999.[1] In 2001, Cabo Frio changed its name back to Associação Desportiva Cabofriense.[1]

Current squadEdit

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

No. Position Player
  GK Luis Cetin
  GK Washington
  DF Anderson Künzel
  DF Diego Alemão
  DF Gerson
  DF Leandro
  DF Murilo Henrique
  DF Rodrigo Dias
  DF Victor Silva
No. Position Player
  MF Alex Faria
  MF Diego Sales
  MF Hildo
  MF Jonathan
  MF Ricardinho
  FW Claudecir
  FW Jairo
  FW Júlio César
  FW Rincon

AchievementsEdit

StadiumEdit

The club play its home games at Correão stadium.[2] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 4,200 people.[3]

MascotEdit

The club's mascot is a marlin fish, named Espada ("Sword" in Portuguese). According to Cabofriense's website, the marlin was chosen as a mascot because it represents strength, vigor, combativeness and technique.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Lancepédia - A Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro (in Portuguese). 1. Rio de Janeiro: Lance! Publicações. August 2009. p. 156. ISBN 978-85-88651-14-2.
  2. ^ Rodolfo Rodrigues (2009). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. Panda Books. p. 69.
  3. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 14, 2009. Retrieved December 23, 2012.

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