Atlético Clube Juventus

Atlético Clube Juventus is a Brazilian football team which is situated in the city of Rio Branco in the state of Acre. Atlético Clube Juventus's home kit is a maroon shirt, black shorts and black socks. The club's mascot is an eagle and they play their home games at the Dom Giocondo Maria Grotti Stadium which has a capacity of 4,000. They are currently playing in the Campeonato Acriano which they have won 14 times, this makes them the 2nd most successful club in the league's history, after Rio Branco FC.

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Full nameAtlético Clube Juventus
Nickname(s)Clube do Povo (People's Club)
FoundedMarch 1, 1966
GroundDom Giocondo Maria Grotti
Capacity4,000

HistoryEdit

Atlético Clube Juventus was founded on March 1, 1966 by Elias Mansour Simão Filho, José Aníbal Tinôco, father Antônio Aneri, Dinah Gadelha Dias, Valter Félix de Souza and Iolanda Souza e Silva.[1] The club is named after the Italian club, after a suggestion by the father Antônio Aneri, because at that time it was the most traditional football team in his home country.[1]

AchievementsEdit

RegionalEdit

  • Campeonato Acriano:
    • Winners (14): 1966, 1969, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1989, 1990, 1995, 1996, 2009

Current squadEdit

First teamEdit

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

No. Position Player
  DF Antonio Marcos
  DF Henrique
  DF Josimar Doti
  DF Wagner
  DF Marquinhos
  MF Hulan
  MF Alfredo
No. Position Player
  MF Luiz Fernando
  MF Jefferson
  MF Thompson
  MF Neném
  FW Thiago Carioca
  FW Ayrson
  FW Rogério Tarauacá

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Atlético Clube Juventus" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Archived from the original on September 16, 2009. Retrieved November 10, 2009.

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