Veranópolis Esporte Clube Recreativo e Cultural

Veranópolis Esporte Clube Recreativo e Cultural, commonly referred to as Veranópolis, is a Brazilian football club based in Veranópolis, Rio Grande do Sul. It currently plays in Campeonato Gaúcho Série A2, the second level of the Rio Grande do Sul state football league.

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Full nameVeranópolis Esporte Clube
Recreativo e Cultural
FoundedJanuary 15, 1992; 30 years ago (1992-01-15)
GroundAntônio David Farina
PresidentGilberto Generosi
Head coachSananduva
LeagueCampeonato Gaúcho Série A2
201912th (relegated)


On January 15, 1992,[1] Veranópolis Esporte Clube Recreativo e Cultural was founded, after two local clubs, Dalban and Veranense, fused.[2]

In 1993, Veranópolis, managed by Tite,[3] won the Campeonato Gaúcho Série A2.[4]

In 2007, the club, managed by Paulo Porto, reached the Campeonato Gaúcho semifinals, where the club was defeated by Juventude of Caxias do Sul.[5]

Club colors and nicknameEdit

The club's colors are blue, green, red, yellow[6] and white.[1] Because of its colors, Veranópolis is nicknamed Pentacolor (meaning five colors).[7] The club is also nicknamed by the acronym VEC.[1]


Veranópolis Esporte Clube Recreativo e Cultural's home stadium is Antônio David Farina stadium, located in Medianeira neighborhood,[8] with a maximum capacity of 8,000 people.[1]


Current team (2015)Edit

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK   BRA Josemar
GK   BRA Matheus Cavichioli
GK   BRA Rykelvi
DF   BRA Afonso
DF   BRA Edson Borges
DF   BRA Jadson
DF   BRA Leonardo Dagostini
DF   BRA Luciano Amaral
DF   BRA Marcel
DF   BRA Rafael Gevehr
DF   BRA Richard
MF   BRA Claytinho
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF   BRA Eduardinho
MF   BRA Felipe Guedes
MF   BRA Glauber
MF   BRA Luiz Grando
MF   BRA Marcos Rogério
MF   BRA Rafael Mineiro
MF   BRA Vanderlei
MF   BRA Willian Ribeiro
FW   BRA David Dener
FW   BRA Erik Nascimento (on loan from Grêmio)
FW   BRA Tulio Renan


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