- Brasiliense Futebol Clube
Football club infobox
clubname = Brasiliense
fullname = Brasiliense Futebol Clube
nickname = "Jacaré" (The Alligator)
August 1, 2000
ground = Boca do Jacaré (Alligator's Mouth),
capacity = 32,000 | chairman =
Luís Estevão de Oliveira Neto
manager = Luiz Carlos Ferreira
Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
season = 2007
Campeonato Brasileiro Série B, 9th
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.
The team was founded on
August 1, 2000, by the businessman Luiz Estevão. He bought the team called Atlântida Futebol Clube of Taguatingaand 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 Brasilrunner-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.
Campeonato Brasileiro Série B:
** Winners (1): 2004
Campeonato Brasileiro Série C:
** Winners (1): 2002
** Winners (5): 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Copa do Brasil:
** Runners-up (1): 2002
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 ]
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 ]
* [http://www.brasiliensefc.com.br Brasiliense Official Web Site]
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