Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube

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.

Duque de Caxias
Full nameDuque de Caxias Futebol Clube
FoundedMarch 8, 2005 (16 years ago) (2005-03-08)
GroundMarrentão
Capacity3,334
ChairmanPaulo César Sabino
Head coachEduardo Allax
LeagueCampeonato Carioca Série B1
2019Carioca B1, 8th
WebsiteClub website
Team photo from the 2007 season

The club was founded on March 8, 2005.

HistoryEdit

Tamoio Futebol Clube was founded on February 22, 1957, in Xerém, a district of Duque de Caxias, by local sportsmen.[1]

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.[2]

In 2008, Duque de Caxias finished in the 4th place in that season's Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, thus being promoted to the 2009 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B.[3]

AchievementsEdit

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 Bernardo
GK   BRA Jaime
DF   BRA Arílson
DF   BRA Ronan
DF   BRA Paulão
DF   BRA Matheus Avelar
DF   BRA Júlio César Pit
DF   BRA Flavinho
DF   BRA Oziel
MF   BRA Jonas
MF   BRA Marcelo Cabral
MF   BRA Sassá
MF   BRA Wellington
MF   BRA Bruno Neves
MF   BRA Jefferson LaPaz
MF   BRA Wagner Carioca

StadiumEdit

 
Estádio Romário de Souza Faria

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.[4] Marrentão replaced Estádio Mestre Telê Santana, also known as Maracanãzinho, as the club 's home ground.[5]

ColorsEdit

The official colors are orange, blue and white.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Duque de Caxias" (in Portuguese). Lance!. Archived from the original on December 31, 2012. Retrieved November 26, 2008.
  2. ^ "Duque de Caxias faz história com acesso à Série B do Brasileiro" (in Portuguese). Jornal do Brasil. November 24, 2008. Retrieved November 26, 2008.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Duque de Caxias sofre mas sobe para Série B" (in Portuguese). O Globo. November 23, 2008. Retrieved November 26, 2008.
  4. ^ "Estádio do Duque de Caxias liberado pela CBF" (in Portuguese). Federação Sergipana de Futebol. October 2, 2008. Retrieved November 26, 2008.[dead link]
  5. ^ "Duque de Caxias, a sucursal do Vasco, estréia na elite" (in Portuguese). Jornal do Brasil. December 23, 2007. Retrieved November 27, 2008.[dead link]

External linksEdit

  • (in Portuguese)—[www.souduque.com.br/ Official Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube website]