Clube Atlético Bragantino

The Clube Atlético Bragantino, or Bragantino as they were usually called, is a Brazilian football team from Bragança Paulista in São Paulo that was founded on 8 January 1928. On 5 April 2019 the team merged with Red Bull Brasil to form Red Bull Bragantino.[1]

Bragantino
Full nameClube Atlético Bragantino
Nickname(s)Leão (Lion)
Massa Bruta (Gross Mass)
Braga
FoundedJanuary 8, 1928 (1928-01-08)
GroundEstádio Nabi Abi Chedid
Bragança Paulista, São Paulo state, Brazil
Capacity17,724
President Marquinho Chedid
Head coach Antônio Carlos
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série B
20191st (promoted)
WebsiteClub website

They played in white shirts, shorts and socks. Its home stadium was the Estádio Nabi Abi Chedid.

History

On 8 January 1928 former Bragança Futebol Clube members founded the Clube Atlético Bragantino.

In 1949 the club played in the Campeonato Paulista Second Division for the first time. In 1965 Bragantino was promoted to the Campeonato Paulista First Division for the first time. In 1966, however, the club was relegated to the Campeonato Paulista Second Division.

In 1988 Bragantino was the Campeonato Paulista Second Division champion. In 1989 the club was promoted to the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A for the first time after winning the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B. In 1990 Bragantino defeated the Novorizontino to win the Campeonato Paulista First Division. The final was nicknamed the caipira final (final caipira, in Portuguese language).

In 1991 the club was the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A runner-up. In the final, Bragantino was defeated by São Paulo. In 1992 the club competed in the Copa CONMEBOL, debuting in international competitions. In 1993 Bragantino competed in the Copa CONMEBOL for the second time. In 1995 the club was relegated to the Campeonato Paulista Second Division. In 1996 Bragantino competed in the Copa CONMEBOL for the third time.

In 1998 the club was relegated to the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B. In 2002, after a poor campaign, Bragantino were relegated to the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C. In 2005 the club was promoted to the Campeonato Paulista First Division. In 2007 Bragantino won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C thus being promoted to the following year's Campeonato Brasileiro Série B.

Partnership with Red Bull: RB Bragantino

In April 2019 Bragantino signed a deal with Red Bull GmbH handling over management of all their football-related assets. Since then, all Red Bull Brasil staff is working to promote Red Bull's football division to the top tier of brazilian football by 2020. For the same year, following another clubs acquired by Red Bull, a new logo and name (Red Bull Bragantino) will take place; the construction of a brand new stadium in place of Nabi Abi Chedid has also been considered.

Stadium

Bragantino's stadium is the Estádio Nabi Abi Chedid, built in 1949 with a maximum capacity of 21,209 people. The stadium, owned by the Clube Atlético Bragantino, honors Nabi Abi Chedid, a former president of the club and father of present president Marco Antônio Abi Chedid. It had previously been named the Estádio Marcelo Stéfani, in honor of Marcelo Stéfani, a player and former president of the club. As Estádio Marcelo Stéfani, the stadium was also known by the nickname Marcelão. The name change was effected on 6 January 2009 amidd criticism from the Bragança Paulista population.

Club colors

The uniform on the right was used by Bragantino during the 1989, 1990 and 1991 seasons. It was later replaced by a more traditional uniform, but returned in 2006.

Ultras

  • Torcida Uniformizada Guerreiros do Leão.

Achievements

1989, 2019
2007
1990
1965, 1988
1979

Famous coaches

Current squad

First team

As of 30 October 2019[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 GK Júlio César
2 DF Lucas Ramon (on loan from Londrina)
3 DF Léo Ortiz
4 DF Ligger
5 MF Barreto (on loan from Criciúma)
8 MF Uillian Correia (on loan from Vitoria)
9 FW Matheus Peixoto
12 GK Dheimison (on loan from Rio Claro)
13 DF Aderlan (on loan from Santa Rita)
14 MF Gabriel Baralhas (on loan from Ituano)
15 FW Ytalo
17 MF Rayne
18 FW Rodrigo Angelotti
19 MF Pedrinho
20 MF Bruno Tubarão
No. Position Player
22 FW Roberson
23 DF Rayan (on loan from Ferroviária)
25 FW Thiago Ribeiro
27 FW Wesley
28 FW Robinho (on loan from Náutico)
30 MF Pio
31 MF Vitinho (on loan from Palmeiras)
32 GK Alex Alves
33 DF Anderson Marques
35 DF Rafael Carioca
36 DF Edimar
37 MF Ricardo Ryller (on loan from Braga)
38 FW Morato
39 FW Claudinho
40 GK Kewin

Copa CONMEBOL participations

1992 Edition

First Round
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Bragantino 3–3 Grêmio 2–2 1–1 (6–7p)

1993 edition

First Round
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Botafogo 6–3 Bragantino 3–1 3–2

1996 edition

First Round
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Bragantino 5–4 Palmeiras 5–1 0–3
Second Round
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Independiente Santa Fé 1–0 Bragantino 1–0 0–0

References

  1. "Red Bull expands global football empire, takes over at Bragantino". SportBusiness SPONSORSHIP. March 28, 2019.
  2. "Clube Atlético Bragantino". scoresway. Retrieved May 14, 2019.

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