Brasiliense Futebol Clube


Brasiliense Futebol Clube

Football club infobox
clubname = Brasiliense


fullname = Brasiliense Futebol Clube
nickname = "Jacaré" (The Alligator)
founded = August 1, 2000
ground = Boca do Jacaré (Alligator's Mouth),
Taguatinga, Brazil
capacity = 32,000 | chairman = Luís Estevão de Oliveira Neto
manager = Luiz Carlos Ferreira
league = Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
season = 2007
position = Campeonato Brasileiro Série B, 9th
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Brasiliense Futebol Clube, also known as Brasiliense, is a Brazilian football team from Distrito Federal.

Brasiliense wears yellow uniforms, hence one of its supporters' associations is named "Febre Amarela" ("yellow fever"). Brasiliense is one of the few Brazilian teams to wear both yellow and green, which are the main colors of the national flag.

Brasiliense is one of the youngest Brazilian soccer clubs, being founded in 2000. Its greatest rival is Gama.

History

The team was founded on August 1, 2000, by the businessman Luiz Estevão. He bought the team called Atlântida Futebol Clube of Taguatinga and renamed it to Brasiliense Futebol Clube.cite web | title = O Amarelão que dá certo | url=http://www.gazetaesportiva.net/reportagem/futebol/rep020.htm | accessdate = 2008-08-28 | publisher=Gazeta Esportiva |language=Portuguese ]

In 2002, the club won the Brazilian Série C, being promoted to the following year's second division, and finished as that season's Copa do Brasil runner-up.cite web | title = Brasiliense Futebol Clube Taguatinga | url=http://www.campeoesdofutebol.com.br/hist_brasiliense.html | accessdate = 2008-08-28 | publisher=Campeões do Futebol |language=Portuguese ] In 2004, the club won the Brazilian Série B, being promoted for the first time in history to the Brazilian Série A. The club also won the state championship of that year. From 2004 to 2008, Brasiliense won five state championships in a row.cite web | title = Brazil - Distrito Federal - List of Champions | url=http://paginas.terra.com.br/esporte/rsssfbrasil/tables/dfcamp.htmp | accessdate = 2008-08-27 | date = 2008-04-13 | publisher=RSSSF ] In 2005, the club finished in last position in the Série A, being relegated to the following year's second division.

Achievements

* Campeonato Brasileiro Série B:
** Winners (1): 2004

* Campeonato Brasileiro Série C:
** Winners (1): 2002

* Campeonato Brasiliense:
** Winners (5): 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

* Copa do Brasil:
** Runners-up (1): 2002

tadium

Brasiliense's stadium is Serejão, also known as Boca do Jacaré. It was built in 1978 and has a maximum capacity of 32,000 people.cite web | title = Brasiliense Futebol Clube de Taguatinga | url=http://www.correioweb.com.br/futebol2008/clubes.htm?idTime=18 | accessdate = 2008-08-28 | publisher=Correio Braziliense |language=Portuguese ]

Current Squad

Mascot

The team mascot is an alligator, which is featured in the club's logo.cite web | title = Brasiliense Futebol Clube | url=http://www.futebolinterior.com.br/ClubeGuia.php?iDGuia=12&iD=18m | accessdate = 2008-08-28 | publisher=Futebol Interior |language=Portuguese ]

References

External links

* [http://www.brasiliensefc.com.br Brasiliense Official Web Site]


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