Clube Recreativo e Atlético Catalano

Clube Recreativo e Atlético Catalano, also known as CRAC, are a Brazilian football team from Catalão, Goiás. They play the third level national league Campeonato Brasileiro Série C.

CRAC
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Full nameClube Recreativo e Atlético Catalano
Nickname(s)Leão do Sul
FoundedJuly 13, 1931; 89 years ago (1931-07-13)
GroundGenervino da Fonseca, Catalão, Brazil
Capacity12,000
PresidentBatista Inácio
Head coachJairo Araújo
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série C
2014Série C, 19th (relegated)
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

Clube Recreativo e Atlético Catalano were founded on July 13, 1931.[1] The club won their first title, which was the Campeonato Goiano, in 1967, winning the competition for a second time in 2004.[2] The club competed for the first time in the Série C in 2004,[2] when they were eliminated in the third stage of the competition by Americano.[3] CRAC competed in the Copa do Brasil in 2005, when they were eliminated in the first stage by Guarani.[4] The club competed again in the Série C in 2007, finishing that year in the fifth place in the final stage.[5] CRAC competed in the Série D in 2009[6] and the club were promoted to the Série C after finishing as runners-up for the 2012 season.

Colors and badgeEdit

The club's color is sky blue.[2] The CRAC badge has two stars, representing the two Campeonato Goiano titles won by the club in 1967 and in 2004.[7]

StadiumEdit

 
CRAC's home stadium.

CRAC play their home games at Estádio Genervino da Fonseca.[8] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 12,000 people.[8]

Current squadEdit

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 Alex
GK   BRA Dudú
GK   BRA Gott
GK   BRA João Pedro
DF   BRA Alan Silva
DF   BRA Anelka
DF   BRA Guerra
DF   BRA Luis Fernando
DF   BRA Marcelo Tchê
DF   BRA Rafael Morisco
DF   BRA Ronaldo Trevisan
DF   BRA Tales
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF   BRA Wallace
MF   BRA Alexandre
MF   BRA Assis
MF   BRA Coquinho
MF   BRA Everton
MF   BRA Marielson
MF   BRA Paulinho
MF   BRA Pituca
MF   BRA Rafael Sayão
MF   BRA Zé Neto
FW   BRA Danilo Lins
FW   BRA Renatinho

AchievementsEdit

ManagersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 1. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 159. ISBN 85-88651-01-7.
  2. ^ a b c "Clube Recreativo e Atlético Catalano - CRAC" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Archived from the original on January 17, 2013. Retrieved June 16, 2009.
  3. ^ "Brazil 2004 Championship - Third Level (Série C)". RSSSF. March 3, 2009. Archived from the original on January 29, 2009. Retrieved June 16, 2009.
  4. ^ Marcelo Leme de Arruda (December 11, 2008). "Brazil 2005 Cup". RSSSF. Archived from the original on May 31, 2009. Retrieved June 16, 2009.
  5. ^ "Brazil 2007 Championship - Third Level (Série C)". RSSSF. December 6, 2007. Archived from the original on January 29, 2009. Retrieved June 16, 2009.
  6. ^ Marcos Neves (April 26, 2009). "Brazil 2009 - Fourth Level". RSSSF. Archived from the original on June 4, 2009. Retrieved June 16, 2009.
  7. ^ Pasqualini, Luciano; Marcelo Leme de Arruda (May 24, 2007). "Estrelas nos Escudos dos Clubes Brasileiros" (in Portuguese). RSSSF. Retrieved June 16, 2009.
  8. ^ a b "Genervino da Fonseca" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved June 16, 2009.

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