Casimiro de Abreu Esporte Clube

Football club infobox
clubname = Casimiro de Abreu

fullname = Casimiro de Abreu Esporte Clube
founded = 1975
ground = Ubirajara de Almeida Reis
capacity = 3,000

Casimiro de Abreu Esporte Clube, also known simply as Casimiro de Abreu, or by the acronym CAEC, is a Brazilian football team from the city of Casimiro de Abreu, Rio de Janeiro state, founded on May 30, 1975. [ CAEC at FFERJ] ] .


Eleven athletes, dissatisfied with Independente Esporte Clube, left their club and founded an amateur club called Onze Tufões (meaning "Eleven Hurricanes"). [ Casimiro de Abreu at RSSSF] ]

On May 30, 1975, with the help of Casimiro de Abreu's city hall, Casimiro de Abreu Esporte Clube was founded by the eleven athletes. internetlink]

In 2000, Casimiro de Abreu professionalized its football section. internetlink]

In 2002, the club won its first title, the Campeonato Carioca Módulo Especial, beating Artsul of Nova Iguaçu city in the final. [ [ 2002 Campeonato Carioca Módulo Especial at RSSSF] ]

In 2003, CAEC signed a partnership with Grupo FMK. internetlink]


*Campeonato Carioca Módulo Especial: 2002
*Campeonato Carioca Segunda Divisão: 2000


The home stadium Ubirajara de Almeida Reis internetlink] , named after one of the club founders, has a capacity of 3,000 people. "Especial Placar - 500 Times do Brasil, São Paulo: Editora Abril: 2003."] The stadium is nicknamed Caecão, which is the augmentative form of the club's acronym CAEC. "Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro", Volume 1 - Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.]


*Eduardo, former Fluminense player. revistaplacar]


The official colors are yellow, blue and red. internetlink]

Club kits

The home kit is all yellow, with details in red and blue in the shirt and in the shorts. The away kit is all blue. internetlink]


The team's mascot is called Poetinha (Little Poet) in reference to the famous poet that the city is named after, Casimiro de Abreu. revistaplacar]


External links

* [ CAEC at FFERJ]
* [ CAEC de Abreu at RSSSF]

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