Casa Pia A.C.
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Casa Pia Atlético Clube is a professional football team in LigaPro founded in 1920 and based in Lisbon, Portugal. The club is named after Casa Pia, a Portuguese children's charity, and many of its athletes come from that institution. Its football stadium is Estádio Pina Manique, after Pina Manique, the founder of Casa Pia children's charity.
|Full name||Casa Pia Atlético Clube (Casa Pia Athletic Club)|
|Nickname(s)||Os Gansos (The Geese)|
Casapianos (The ones from Casa Pia)
|Short name||Casa Pia|
|Ground||Estádio Pina Manique, Lisbon|
|2018–19||Campeonato de Portugal, 1st (promoted)|
Casa Pia had four players at the first match of Portugal national football team, in Madrid, at 18 December 1921, which finished in a 1–3 loss. Casa Pia player Cândido de Oliveira was the captain. Casa Pia promoted from Serie E of Portuguese Third Division to Centre Group of Portuguese Second Division in 2009–10 season as champions. They were promoted again to LigaPro in 2019.
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Football: league historyEdit
The club has a single presence at the top level of Portuguese football.
- As of 12 February, 2020
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.