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Fortaleza Esporte Clube

Fortaleza Esporte Clube, usually known as Fortaleza, is primarily a football club, but is active in other sports such as futsal, handball and basketball. Fortaleza Esporte Clube is based in Fortaleza, capital of the State of Ceará, Brazil. The club was founded on October 18, 1918, emerged from an earlier club called Menina Stella, under the name Fortaleza Sporting Club.[1]

Fortaleza
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Full nameFortaleza Esporte Clube
Nickname(s)Leão do Pici
Tricolor
Clube da Garotada
Tricolor de Aço
Parque dos Campeonatos
FoundedOctober 18, 1918; 101 years ago (1918-10-18)
GroundFortaleza
PresidentMarcelo Paz
Head coachRogério Ceni
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série A
Campeonato Cearense
2018Série B, 1st (promoted)
WebsiteClub website
Castelão (Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil)

Fortaleza is one of the most traditional[clarification needed] clubs in the Northeastern region of Brazil alongside Bahia, Vitória, Santa Cruz, Sport, Náutico and Ceará its biggest rival and more traditional because never played a C series. Fortaleza Esporte Clube is also known for having 15 participations in Serie C and having paid a check to the CRB of Alagoas not to fall from Serie C to Serie D, one of the biggest shame of Brazilian football.

Club colors are red, blue and white.

Current sponsorsEdit

Leão 1918 (in commemoration of the club’s centenary in 2018), MRV Engenharia, Cimento Apodi, Pro Tork, Unimed, and Governo do Estado do Ceará, Caixa.[citation needed]

StatisticsEdit

MascotEdit

Patati Patatá

Structure of the clubEdit

The Fortaleza Esporte Clube has its headquarters in the district of Pici, which consists of the headquarters Manoel Guimarães, stadium Alcides Santos, indoor trophies, Hotel Ribamar Bezerra (used for concentration of athletes ), Otoni Diniz accommodation, dressing rooms, modern medical department .

StadiumEdit

Main site is Alcides Santos Stadium, with capacity for 8,300 people, but the team also plays in Castelão, which is up about 67,037 supporters and Estádio Presidente Vargas, which had a 20,600 capacity.

Past presidentsEdit

  • Alcides Santos
  • João Gentil
  • João César
  • Ney Rebouças
  • Aírton França Rebouças
  • Péricles Mulatinho
  • José Atanásio dos Santos
  • José Nestor Falcão
  • Osvaldo Azim
  • Ezequiel Menezes
  • Jorge Mota (1999-03)
  • Clayton Alcântara Veras (2004)
  • Ribamar Bezerra (2005–06)
  • Marcello Desidério (2007–08)
  • Lúcio Bonfim (2008–09)
  • Renan Vieira (2010)
  • Paulo Arthur Magalhães (2011)
  • Osmar Baquit (2012-2014)
  • Jorge Mota (2015-2017)
  • Luis Eduardo Girão (2017)
  • Marcelo Paz (atual)

Current squadEdit

As of 30 October 2019

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

No. Position Player
1   GK Marcelo Boeck
2   DF Tinga
3   DF Juan Quintero
4   DF Roger Carvalho
5   MF Paulo Roberto (on loan from Corinthians)
6   DF Carlinhos
7   MF Edinho (on loan from Atlético Mineiro)
8   MF Derley
9   FW Wellington Paulista
10   MF Matheus Vargas
11   FW Osvaldo
12   GK Felipe Alves
13   MF Gabriel Dias
15   MF Felipe
19   MF Santiago Romero
20   FW Romarinho (on loan from Globo)
22   MF Felipe Araruna (on loan from São Paulo)
No. Position Player
23   GK Max Walef
25   DF Paulão (on loan from Internacional)
26   DF Jackson (on loan from Bahia)
27   MF Nenê Bonilha
28   MF Marlon
29   DF Adalberto
30   DF Bruno Melo
32   MF Mariano Vázquez
40   MF Tião
45   GK Matheus Jesus
55   MF Juninho (on loan from Bahia)
86   FW Kieza (on loan from Botafogo)
91   FW Éderson
95   FW Felipe Pires (on loan from Hoffenheim)
96   FW Matheus Alessandro (on loan from Fluminense)
97   FW André Luis (on loan from Corinthians)

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Position Player
  MF Adenilson (on loan at América-RN)
  MF Madson (at CSA)
No. Position Player
  MF Sérgio (at Hercílio Luz)
  FW Dênis (at Piauí)

Technical staffEdit

AchievementsEdit

Football

 
League Cup Ceará 2010
2018
2019
1970
1920, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1933, 1934, 1937, 1938, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1953, 1954, 1959, 1960, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1973, 1974, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1991, 1992, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2016, 2019
  • Torneio Início do Ceará: 12
1925, 1927, 1928, 1933, 1935, 1948, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1977
  • Copa dos Campeões Cearenses: 1
2016

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortaleza". Albion Road. Retrieved November 23, 2011.

External linksEdit