V.V. Cicerone

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Voetbal Vereniging Cicerone, known as Cicerone, is a Surinamese football club based in Paramaribo that played in the Hoofdklasse, the highest level of football in Suriname.[2]

Cicerone
Full nameVoetbal Vereniging Cicerone
Founded1 February 1929; 93 years ago (1929-02-01)[1]
DissolvedUnknown
GroundSuriname Stadion,
Paramaribo, Suriname
Capacity3,000

HistoryEdit

Cicerone was founded as an artistic dance club on 26 October 1910. Over the years the club evolved into a multisports club, including a Korfball, Football and Basketball team. The football branch was founded on 1 February 1929 in Paramaribo, Suriname, Cicerone are an older football club, and one of the first clubs to compete in the Hoofdklasse, the highest level of football in the country, winning the National title four seasons in a row from 1931 to 1935. They have also won the Dragten Cup twice, the Emancipation Cup twice, and the Bueno Cup once. In 1933, Cicerone played the first match against a Venezuelan club in Suriname, when they played Deportivo Español on 2 September 1933 in a 1–1 draw. It was Cicerone's 25th consecutive match unbeaten (21 wins, 4 draws) losing the following match 1–0 to SV Voorwaarts.[3]

Notable former players of Cicerone from the clubs' period at the top flight in Suriname include Charles Naloop, R. Pinas, Leo Rijzenburg, C. Cairo, Charles Wijdenbosch, Richard Wijdenbosch, J. Eendragt, Anton Balrak, Bil Bromet, Cornelis Naloop, and Eugene René Enz. The first chairman of the club was O. Stenhuys, while the teams' talent scout was Jurion Henny Stenhuys who recruited players from around the Gonggrijpstraat and the Prinssessestraat in the Capital city.[4]

AchievementsEdit

1931–32, 1932–33, 1933–34, 1934–35
  • Dragtenbeker: 2[6]
1932, 1933
  • Emancipatiebeker: 2[6]
1933, 1936
  • Cup Bueno: 1[6]
1933

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stokkermans, Karel (28 May 2014). "Surinam – List of Foundation Dates". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF). Retrieved 11 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Schema 9e Integra Port Services DP World Lidbonden Toernooi". QN-Sports. QN Sports. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Voetbal; De eerste Surinaamse sportencyclopedie (1893–1988)". dbnl.org. Alberga, Paramaribo. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Cicerone; De eerste Surinaamse sportencyclopedie (1893–1988)". dbnl.org. Alberga, Paramaribo. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  5. ^ Stokkermans, Karel (23 December 2014). "Surinam – List of Champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF). Retrieved 11 January 2016.
  6. ^ a b c van Haren, Hans; Mayhead, Peter (9 October 2014). "Surinam – List of (Super) Cup Winners". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF). Retrieved 11 January 2016.