Esporte Clube Tigres do Brasil

Esporte Clube Tigres do Brasil is a Brazilian football team from the city of Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro state, founded on January 19, 2004.

Tigres do Brasil
Tigres do brasil logo.jpg
Full nameEsporte Clube Tigres do Brasil
Founded2004
GroundEstádio De Los Larios
Capacity11,000
ChairmanArgentina Aristóteles Larios
ManagerBrazil Emanoel Sacramento
Team photo from the 2008 season

HistoryEdit

The club was founded on January 19, 2004 as Esporte Clube Poland do Brasil due to a partnership with Poland Química, which is a chemical company.[1] Esporte Clube Poland do Brasil was renamed to is current name, Esporte Clube Tigres do Brasil during the final months of 2004.[1] The club, managed by Flávio Silva, won its first title in 2005, which was the Copa Rio.[1] Tigres do Brasil competed in the Campeonato Carioca 2009 season.[2]

AchievementsEdit

StadiumEdit

Tigres do Brasil's home stadium is Estádio De Los Larios, inaugurated in 2009 and located in Xerém district, Duque de Caxias.[3] It has a maximum capacity of 11,000 people.[3] The club previously played at Estádio Giulite Coutinho, also known as Estádio Édson Passos,[4] inaugurated in 2000, with a maximum capacity of 16,000 people.[5]

ColorsEdit

The club's official colors are green, white and yellow.

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 Santiago
DF   BRA Wallace
DF   BRA Paulão
DF   BRA Rony
DF   BRA Vitinho
DF   BRA Rafael Lima
DF   BRA Oliveira
DF   BRA Thiago Gama
MF   BRA Sapo
MF   BRA Xandinho
MF   BRA Chamel
MF   BRA Dudu
No. Pos. Nation Player

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "História" (in Portuguese). Esporte Clube Tigres do Brasil official website. Archived from the original on February 28, 2009. Retrieved March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "Rio de Janeiro 2009" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brasil. March 9, 2009. Archived from the original on March 11, 2009. Retrieved March 13, 2009.
  3. ^ a b "Tigres do Brasil fará amistoso contra o Danubio, do Uruguai" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. January 16, 2009. Retrieved March 13, 2009.
  4. ^ "Esporte Clube Tigres do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Times Brasileiros. Retrieved March 13, 2009.
  5. ^ "Estádio Giulite Coutinho" (in Portuguese). América Football Club's official website. Archived from the original on June 5, 2008. Retrieved March 13, 2009.

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