Atlético Monte Azul

Atlético Monte Azul, also known as Monte Azul, is a Brazilian football team from Monte Azul, São Paulo.

Monte Azul
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Full nameAtlético Monte Azul
Nickname(s)Azulão
FoundedApril 28, 1920
GroundAMA, Monte Azul, Brazil
Capacity11,109
PresidentRicardo Cester Arroyo
Head coachEdson Só

HistoryEdit

Atlético Monte Azul were founded on April 28, 1920 by several people, including José Cione, who suggested the name Monte Azul.[1] In the late 1940s, the club professionalized their football department, and joined the Campeonato Paulista in 1950.[1] The club won the Campeonato Paulista Segunda Divisão in 2004.[2] Monte Azul won the Campeonato Paulista Série A2 in 2009, after beating Rio Branco in the final.[3] thus being promoted to compete in the 2010 Campeonato Paulista.[1]

StadiumEdit

Monte Azul play their home games at Estádio do Atlético Monte Azul, commonly known as AMA.[4] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 11,109 people.[5]

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. Position Player
  GK Igor
  GK André Luis
  DF André Cunha ([1])
  DF Flavio
  DF Fábio Silva
  DF Pitty
  DF Robson
  DF Cris
  DF Carlos Xavier
No. Position Player
  DF Jean Pablo
  DF Marcelo Godri
  DF Marcelo Ferreira
  MF Marcelinho
  MF Nerylon
  FW Johnny
  FW 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. Position Player
  MF Gabriel (on loan to Palmeiras until 31 December 2016)

AchievementsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "State Championship São Paulo 2004 Fourth Level (Série B-1)". RSSSF. December 27, 2004. Retrieved November 3, 2009.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Atlético Monte Azul ganha em casa é campeão da segunda divisão paulista" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. June 14, 2009. Retrieved November 3, 2009.
  4. ^ "AMA" (in Portuguese). Federação Paulista de Futebol. Archived from the original on 2010-10-29. Retrieved November 3, 2009.
  5. ^ "Estádio do Atlético Monte Azul" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved November 3, 2009.

External linksEdit

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