Sousa Esporte Clube

Sousa Esporte Clube, commonly known as Sousa, is a Brazilian football team based in Sousa, Paraíba state. They competed in the Série C and in the Copa do Brasil three times.

Sousa
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Full nameSousa Esporte Clube
Nickname(s)Dinossauro Verde do Sertão (Green Dinosaur of the Hinterland)
Founded10 July 1991; 30 years ago (1991-07-10)
GroundMarizão
Capacity13.000
Head CoachThardelli Abrantes
LeagueCampeonato Paraibano

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

Lampions League

Copa do Brasil

Copa Libertadores

Copa do Mundo de Clubes da FIFA

Recopa Sul-Americana
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

The club was founded on July 10, 1991.[1] Sousa won the Campeonato Paraibano Second Level in 1991, and the Campeonato Paraibano in 1994 and in 2009.[2] They competed in the Série C in 1994, when they eliminated in the Second Stage by CSA.[3] Sousa competed in the Copa do Brasil for the first time in 1995, when they were eliminated in the preliminary round by Flamengo.[4] They competed in the Série C in 1995, when they were eliminated in the Third Stage by Icasa.[5] The club was eliminated in Third Stage by Sergipe in the 2003 Série C.[6] Sousa competed again in the Copa do Brasil in 2008, when they were eliminated in the first round by Vitória.[7] The club competed in the Copa do Brasil in 2010, when they were eliminated in the first round by Vasco.[8]

AchievementsEdit

StadiumEdit

Sousa Esporte Clube play their home games at Estádio Governador Antônio Mariz, nicknamed Marizão.[1] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 10,000 people.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Rodolfo Rodrigues (2009). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. Panda Books. p. 61.
  2. ^ Placar Guia 2011 (1350-C): 94. January 2011. {{cite journal}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Brazil Third Level 1994 Série C" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brazil. December 8, 2000. Retrieved March 15, 2011.
  4. ^ "Brazil Cup 1995" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brazil. October 3, 1999. Retrieved March 15, 2011.
  5. ^ "Brazil 1995 Third Level Série C" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brazil. February 25, 2006. Retrieved March 15, 2011.
  6. ^ "Brazil 2003 Championship - Third Level (Série C)" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brazil. March 3, 2009. Retrieved March 14, 2011.
  7. ^ "Brazil Cup 2008" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brazil. December 12, 2008. Retrieved March 15, 2011.
  8. ^ "Brazil Cup 2010" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brazil. August 4, 2010. Retrieved March 15, 2011.
  9. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2013. Retrieved March 15, 2011.