Lusitano F.C. (Portugal)

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Lusitano Futebol Clube, often known as Lusitano VRSA, is a Portuguese football club from Vila Real de Santo António,[1] in the Algarve region. The club was founded on April 15, 1916 and is the No. 1 delegation of S.L. Benfica, and has Miguel Ângelo Machado Vairinhos as its current president. In the 2016–2017 season they competed in Campeonato de Portugal (third tier of Portuguese football pyramid) and their head coach is Ricardo Sousa. The team played in the main Portuguese football competition, the Portuguese Liga, for three seasons, in 1947–48, 1948–49 and 1949–50.


The stadium where the club plays is called Campo de Jogos Francisco Gomes Socorro and has the capacity for 2500 spectators but in certain games such as matches in the Algarve Cup, they play at Complexo Desportivo Municipal de Vila Real de Santo António, with capacity for 7500 spectators.

Current squadEdit

As of 14 February, 2018

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

No. Position Player
2   DF Henrique Apolónia
3   DF Yerfersson Panesso
4   DF Ronan
5   MF Luís Firmino
6   DF Nuno Silva
7   MF Wanderson
8   MF João Victor
9   FW José Pedro
10   MF Ruizinho
11   FW Hudson
12   GK Pedro Pereira
13   MF Valter Fernandes
14   MF Maycom Mariconi
15   DF Giorgio Piacentini
16   DF Andrés Carabali
No. Position Player
17   FW Lucas Salinas
18   DF Renzo di Lisio
**   MF Shervin Razminia
19   MF Sabri Barradas
20   MF Yan Tavares
21   DF Carlos Gómez
22   MF Marcel Bonifácio
**   FW Lorenzo Andriuoli
23   DF Igor Baldé
**   FW Marco Pintus
24   GK Daniel Clemente
59   GK Samuel Nóbrega
**   FW Abraham Adelaja

Former playersEdit

Equipment and sponsorshipEdit

Lusitano Futebol Clube are currently sponsored by Companhia Pescarias do Algarve and their kit is made by Strike.


First Division – 3 Appearances – Best Result: 12th Place

Algarve Regional League – 9 Titles (1922/23, 1927/28, 1928/29, 1929/30, 1931/32, 1934/35, 1954/55, 1977/78, 2011/12)


  1. ^ Team report (in Portuguese)