Santa Cruz Futebol Clube (RJ)

Santa Cruz Futebol Clube, commonly known as Santa Cruz, is a Brazilian football club based in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro state.

Santa Cruz
Full nameSanta Cruz Futebol Clube
FoundedOctober 1, 2007
GroundEstádio Eduardo Guinle, Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil
Team photo from the 2011 season


The club was founded on October 1, 2007.[1] The club professionalized its football department in 2009, competing in the same year in the Campeonato Carioca Third Level.


Santa Cruz Futebol Clube play their home games at Estádio Eduardo Guinle, located in Nova Friburgo.[1] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 6,550 people.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Santa Cruz Futebol Clube" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Federação de Futebol do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. Retrieved May 7, 2011.
  2. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 10, 2013. Retrieved May 7, 2011.