Associação Olímpica de Itabaiana

Associação Olímpica de Itabaiana, also known as Itabaiana, are a Brazilian football team from Itabaiana, Sergipe. They competed in the Série A five times.

Itabaiana
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Full nameAssociação Olímpica de Itabaiana
Nickname(s)Tremendão da Serra
Tricolor da Serra
FoundedJuly 10, 1938
GroundEstádio Etelvino Mendonça, Itabaiana, Brazil
Capacity14,123
PresidentEduardo Almeida
Head coachAilton Silva

HistoryEdit

Itabaiana were founded on July 10, 1938, after Botafogo Sport Club folded.[1] The club competed in the Série A in 1974, 1979, 1980, 1981 and 1982.[2]

StadiumEdit

Itabaiana play their home games at Estádio Etelvino Mendonça.[2] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 14,123 people.[3] It was inaugurated on March 5, 1971 in a game against Grêmio.[3]

ColorsEdit

  • Home: shirt with blue, white and red vertical stripes, blue shorts and blue socks.
  • Away: white shirt with horizontal bands in red and blue, white shorts and white socks.

AchievementsEdit

Current squadEdit

As of January 30, 2009

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

No. Position Player
  GK Genilson
  GK Neto
  GK Igor
  GK Wesley
  DF Jorge Alberto
  DF Dinho
  DF Arthur
  DF André
  DF Cláudio Baiano
  DF Carlisson
  DF Éri
  DF Alemão
  MF Lelê
No. Position Player
  MF Lucas
  MF Almir
  MF Jacobina
  MF Cléber
  MF Danilo
  MF Capela
  MF Franco
  MF Luciano Pirambu
  FW Luciano Baiano
  FW Hermínio
  FW Leandro
  FW Índio

CBF rankingEdit

The CBF ranking was created by the Brazilian Football Confederation to determine the number of spots per state in the Copa do Brasil.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 1. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 190. ISBN 85-88651-01-7.
  2. ^ a b (in Portuguese) "Associação Olímpica de Itabaiana" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Archived from the original on January 17, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2009.
  3. ^ a b (in Portuguese) "Associação Olímpica de Itabaiana" (in Portuguese). Sergipe.net. Retrieved May 31, 2009.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Julio Bovi Diogo (May 8, 2009). "Sergipe State League - List of Champions". RSSSF Brasil. Archived from the original on May 29, 2009. Retrieved May 31, 2009. The 1982 championship was shared with Sergipe.
  5. ^ a b (in Portuguese) "Ranking Nacional dos Clubes / CBF" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Brazilian Football Confederation. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 17, 2009. Retrieved May 31, 2009.
  6. ^ (in Portuguese) "Copa do Brasil de 2009 - REC - Regulamento Específico da Competição" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Brazilian Football Confederation. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 6, 2009. Retrieved May 31, 2009.

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