Esporte Clube Democrata

Esporte Clube Democrata, usually known simply as Democrata de Governador Valadares, Democrata-GV, or just Democrata, is a traditional Brazilian football club from Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais state.

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Full nameEsporte Clube Democrata
Founded1932; 88 years ago (1932)
LeagueCampeonato Mineiro


Dissatisfied supporters of Flamengo of Figueira do Rio Doce (old name of Governador Valadares city) founded a new club, named São Domingos de Figueira do Rio Doce on February 13, 1932.[1] Soon later the club was renamed to its current name, Esporte Clube Democrata.[2] Democrata won in 1981 its first title, the Minas Gerais Cup.[3]


Current squadEdit

First TeamEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  GK Luiz Fernando
  GK Alex
  GK Lucas
  DF Riso
  DF Eliézio
  DF Weldes
  DF Pablo
  DF Geison
  DF Peterson
  DF Fabiano
  MF Saulo
No. Position Player
  MF Luis Oyarbide
  MF Sandro
  MF Jorge García
  MF Zé Maria
  MF Marquinhos
  MF Robson
  MF Hugo
  MF Marcelo Lima
  FW Luis Acuña
  FW Allan
  FW André Luis


Democrata's stadium is Estádio José Mammoud Abbas, usually known as Mamudão, inaugurated in 1964, with a maximum capacity of 15,000 people.[4]


  1. ^ "Esporte Clube Democrata". Arquivo de Clubes. Archived from the original on 2013-01-17. Retrieved 2007-07-11.
  2. ^ Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro 1. Areté Editorial S/A. 2001.
  3. ^ "Minas Gerais State Trophy - List of Champions". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2007-03-29. Retrieved 2007-07-11.
  4. ^ "Mamudão". Templos do Futebol. Retrieved 2007-07-11.

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