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
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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. [http://www.fferj.com.br/Clubes/2divisao/casemirodeabreu.htm CAEC at FFERJ] ] .

History

Eleven athletes, dissatisfied with Independente Esporte Clube, left their club and founded an amateur club called Onze Tufões (meaning "Eleven Hurricanes"). [http://www.arquivodeclubes.com/rj/casimiro.htm 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. [ [http://paginas.terra.com.br/esporte/rsssfbrasil/tables/rj2002l3.htm 2002 Campeonato Carioca Módulo Especial at RSSSF] ]

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

Titles

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

tadium

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.]

Idols

*Eduardo, former Fluminense player. revistaplacar]

Colors

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]

Mascot

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]

References

External links

* [http://www.fferj.com.br/Clubes/2divisao/casemirodeabreu.htm CAEC at FFERJ]
* [http://www.arquivodeclubes.com/rj/casimiro.htm CAEC de Abreu at RSSSF]


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