Luverdense Esporte Clube

Luverdense Esporte Clube is a Brazilian football team from Lucas do Rio Verde. They won the Campeonato Mato-Grossense twice and competed several times in the Série C. In 2013 gained access to Série B.

Luverdense
Full nameLuverdense Esporte Clube
Nickname(s)Verdão do Centro-Oeste (Big Green of Central-West)
FoundedFebruary 24, 2004 (2004-02-24)
GroundEstádio Passo das Emas
Capacity10,000
PresidentGuilherme Lawisch
Head coachZé Roberto
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série D
Campeonato Mato-Grossense
2019
2019
Série C, 19th (relegated)
Mato-Grossense, 4th
WebsiteClub website

History

The club was founded on January 24, 2004, by entrepreneurs and farmers. The club name, Luverdense, refers to the demonym used to refer to people born in Lucas do Rio Verde city.[1]

The club won the Copa Governador do Mato Grosso in 2004, in 2007 and in 2011.[2] As the club won the 2007 edition, the club qualified to the 2008 Série C.[3] Luverdense won the Campeonato Mato-Grossense for the first time on May 17, 2009, after beating Araguaia in the final.[4]

The club was eliminated in the First Stage in the 2005 Série C, in the Third Stage in 2008, in the First Stage in 2009, in the First Stage in the 2010 and in the First Stage in 2011.

Current squad

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

No. Position Player
GK Diogo Silva
GK Gabriel Leite
GK Gabriel Soares
GK Thomazela
DF Airton
DF Gabriel Valongo
DF Luiz Otávio
DF Pablo
DF Marcão
DF Gabriel Passos
DF Paulinho
DF Raul Prata
MF Alaor Júnior
MF Caio Quiroga
MF Diogo Sodré (on loan from Coritiba)
MF Jean Patrick
No. Position Player
MF Kazu
MF Leandro
MF Mauricio
MF Moacir
MF Ricardo
MF Sérgio Mota
FW Alfredo (on loan from Portimonense)
FW Café
FW Douglas Baggio (on loan from Flamengo)
FW Eder
FW Hugo
FW João Vitor
FW Lucas Braga
FW Rafael Silva
FW Raphael Macena
FW Tozin

Out on loan

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

No. Position Player

Honours

Winners (1): 2017
Winners (3): 2009, 2012, 2016
Winners (4): 2004, 2007, 2011, 2019

References

  1. "Luverdense Esporte Clube" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Archived from the original on January 2, 2013. Retrieved February 3, 2008.
  2. "Mato Grosso - Copa Governador champions". RSSSF Brasil. Retrieved February 3, 2008.
  3. "IV Copa Governador do Mato Grosso - 2007". RSSSF Brasil. Archived from the original on August 8, 2007. Retrieved February 3, 2008.
  4. "Luverdense campeão. Confira demais estaduais" (in Portuguese). O Globo. May 17, 2009. Retrieved May 19, 2009.
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