Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube
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Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube, usually known simply as Duque de Caxias, is a Brazilian football team from the city of Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro state. It currently plays in the Campeonato Carioca Série B1, the second tier of the Rio de Janeiro state league.
|Full name||Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube|
|Founded||March 8, 2005|
|Chairman||Paulo César Sabino|
|Head coach||Eduardo Allax|
|League||Campeonato Carioca Série B1|
|2019||Carioca B1, 8th|
The club was founded on March 8, 2005.
On March 8, 2005, the mayor of Duque de Caxias, Washington Reis, refounded Tamoio Futebol Clube as Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube, with the purpose of increasing the club's visibility.
- Copa Rio:
- Winners (1): 2013
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Duque de Caxias plays its home games at Estádio Romário de Souza Faria, also known as Marrentão, which has a maximum capacity of 7,000 people. Marrentão replaced Estádio Mestre Telê Santana, also known as Maracanãzinho, as the club 's home ground.
The official colors are orange, blue and white.
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- (in Portuguese)—[www.souduque.com.br/ Official Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube website]