Associação Desportiva Cabofriense

Associação Desportiva Cabofriense, commonly known as Cabofriense, is a Brazilian professional association football club based in Cabo Frio, Rio de Janeiro. The team plays in Série D, the fourth tier of the Brazilian football league system, as well as in the Campeonato Carioca, the top tier of the Rio de Janeiro state football league.

Cabofriense
Logo: AD Cabofriense
Full nameAssociação Desportiva Cabofriense
Nickname(s)Tricolor
FoundedNovember 15, 1955; 65 years ago (1955-11-15) (A.A. Cabofriense)
January 2, 1997; 24 years ago (1997-01-02) (A.D. Cabofriense)
GroundCorreão
Capacity4,200
ChairmanValdemir da Silva Mendes
Head coachLuciano Quadros
LeagueCampeonato Carioca
2020Carioca, 12th

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. Pos. Nation Player
GK   BRA Luis Cetin
GK   BRA Washington
DF   BRA Anderson Künzel
DF   BRA Diego Alemão
DF   BRA Gerson
DF   BRA Leandro
DF   BRA Murilo Henrique
DF   BRA Rodrigo Dias
DF   BRA Victor Silva
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF   BRA Alex Faria
MF   BRA Diego Sales
MF   BRA Hildo
MF   BRA Jonathan
MF   BRA Ricardinho
FW   BRA Claudecir
FW   BRA Jairo
FW   BRA Júlio César
FW   BRA 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 May 10, 2013. Retrieved December 23, 2012.

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