Atlético Monte Azul

Atlético Monte Azul, commonly referred to as Monte Azul, is a professional association football club based in Monte Azul Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil. The team competes in Campeonato Paulista Série A2, the second tier of the São Paulo state football league. The stadium, Estádio Otacília Patrício Arroyo, is located at 33, Rua Monteiro Lobato.

Monte Azul
Atlético Monte Azul logo.svg
Full nameAtlético Monte Azul
Nickname(s)Azulão
FoundedApril 28, 1920
GroundEstádio Otacília Patrício Arroyo
Capacity13,100[1]
PresidentMarcelo Cardoso
Head coachEdson Só
LeagueCampeonato Paulista Série A2
2021Paulista A2, 12th of 16

HistoryEdit

Atlético Monte Azul were founded on April 28, 1920, by several people, including José Cione, who suggested the name Monte Azul.[2] In the late 1940s, the club professionalized their football department, and joined the Campeonato Paulista in 1950.[2] The club won the Campeonato Paulista Segunda Divisão in 2004.[3] Monte Azul won the Campeonato Paulista Série A2 in 2009, after beating Rio Branco in the final.[4] thus being promoted to compete in the 2010 Campeonato Paulista.[2]

StadiumEdit

Monte Azul play their home games at Estádio do Atlético Monte Azul, commonly known as AMA.[5] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 11,109 people.[6]

Current squad (selected)Edit

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 Igor
GK   BRA André Luis
DF   BRA André Cunha ([1])
DF   BRA Flavio
DF   BRA Fábio Silva
DF   BRA Pitty
DF   BRA Robson
DF   BRA Cris
DF   BRA Carlos Xavier
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF   BRA Jean Pablo
DF   BRA Marcelo Godri
DF   BRA Marcelo Ferreira
MF   BRA Marcelinho
MF   BRA Nerylon
FW   BRA Johnny
FW   BRA Alexsandro

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
MF   BRA Gabriel (on loan to Palmeiras until 31 December 2016)

AchievementsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://conteudo.cbf.com.br/cdn/201410/20141024155740_0.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  2. ^ a b c "Atlético Monte Azul - História" (in Portuguese). Federação Paulista de Futebol. Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved November 3, 2009.
  3. ^ "State Championship São Paulo 2004 Fourth Level (Série B-1)". RSSSF. December 27, 2004. Retrieved November 3, 2009.[dead link]
  4. ^ "Atlético Monte Azul ganha em casa é campeão da segunda divisão paulista" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. June 14, 2009. Retrieved November 3, 2009.
  5. ^ "AMA" (in Portuguese). Federação Paulista de Futebol. Archived from the original on 2010-10-29. Retrieved November 3, 2009.
  6. ^ "Estádio do Atlético Monte Azul" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved November 3, 2009.

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