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Veranópolis Esporte Clube Recreativo e Cultural

Veranópolis Esporte Clube Recreativo e Cultural, usually known simply as Veranópolis is a Brazilian football club from Veranópolis, Rio Grande do Sul.

Veranópolis Esporte Clube logo.svg
Full nameVeranópolis Esporte Clube
Recreativo e Cultural
Nickname(s)VEC, Pentacolor
FoundedJanuary 15, 1992; 27 years ago (1992-01-15)
GroundAntônio David Farina, Veranópolis, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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 Second Level.[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. Position Player
  GK Josemar
  GK Matheus Cavichioli
  GK Rykelvi
  DF Afonso
  DF Edson Borges
  DF Jadson
  DF Leonardo Dagostini
  DF Luciano Amaral
  DF Marcel
  DF Rafael Gevehr
  DF Richard
  MF Claytinho
No. Position Player
  MF Eduardinho
  MF Felipe Guedes
  MF Glauber
  MF Luiz Grando
  MF Marcos Rogério
  MF Rafael Mineiro
  MF Vanderlei
  MF Willian Ribeiro
  FW David Dener
  FW Erik Nascimento (on loan from Grêmio)
  FW Tulio Renan


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