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Centro de Treinamento Presidente Luiz Carvalho (President Luiz Carvalho Training Centre, in English) is the sports training facility of Brazilian football club Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense. It is located next to the club stadium, the Arena do Grêmio, in Porto Alegre, Brazil.[1] The name given to the training center is in honor of Luiz Leão de Carvalho, who played for the Grêmio between 1923 and 1940. He was the head coach of the team and president of the club in 1974/1975.[2]

CT Luiz Carvalho
Full nameCentro de Treinamento Presidente Luiz Carvalho
Former namesCT Humaitá
LocationPorto Alegre, Brazil
OwnerGrêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense
TypeSports training facility
Capacity300
Construction
Built2012–2014
OpenedJune 19, 2014
Construction cost€ 3 million
ArchitectPLARQ Arquitetura
Tenants
Grêmio FBPA

This is the first official training centre of the Grêmio's first team squad, who had been training in a field next to his old stadium, the Estádio Olímpico Monumental. The club also has another training centre, the CT Hélio Dourado, destined for the academy.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grêmio treina pela primeira vez no CT do Humaitá". Portal Oficial do Grêmio.
  2. ^ "Novo CT do Grêmio irá homenagear Luiz Carvalho". Portal Oficial do Grêmio.