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Oeste Futebol Clube

 

Oeste Futebol Clube

Oeste
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Full name Oeste Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) Rubrão (Big Red)
Onça Rubro-Negra (Scarlet-Dark Jaguar)
Founded January 25, 1921 (1921-01-25) (93 years ago)
Stadium Idenor Picardi Semeghini,
Itápolis, Brazil
Ground Capacity 16,143
President Brazil Ernesto Francisco Garcia
Head coach Brazil Roberto Cavalo
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
2012 Série C, champions (promoted)
Home colors
Away colors

Oeste Futebol Clube, or Oeste as they are usually called, is a Brazilian football team from Itápolis in São Paulo state, founded on January 25, 1921.[1] Their home stadium is the Idenor Picardi Semeghini, which has a maximum capacity of 16,143 people.[2] They play in black and red shirts, black shorts and red socks.

History

The club was founded on January 25, 1921 by two brothers from Rio de Janeiro.[1] One was a supporter of Flamengo, while the other was a supporter of Fluminense.[1] A training match against an amateur club from the municipality of Fazenda Itaquerê was set to decide if the club would be named Flamengo or Fluminense.[1] With a victory, the club would be named Flamengo, while if defeated the club would be named Fluminense.[1] The club beat their opponents 3–0, but adopted the name Oeste Futebol Clube, after the Center-West region of São Paulo state, while Flamengo's colors were chosen.[1]

The club competed in the Campeonato Paulista Série A1 for the first time in 2004, after winning the Série A2 in the previous season.[3] The club returned to the Série A1 in 2009, after being defeated by Santo André in the Série A2 final in 2008.[4] Oeste won the 2012 Série C after beating Icasa in the final.[5]

Symbols

The club's mascot is a jaguar, named after one of the city's main rivers, Rio da Onça (Onça River), onça is Portuguese for jaguar.[6]

Stadium

Oeste plays its home games at Idenor Picardi Semeghini, located in Itápolis.[2] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 16,143 people, and was inaugurated on October 20, 1928.[2]

Current squad

According to the [1]

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

No. Position Player
Brazil GK Cristiano
Brazil GK Fernando Leal
Brazil GK Jaílson
Brazil GK Paes
Brazil DF Adriano
Brazil DF Antonio Carlos (on loan from Corinthians)
Brazil DF Arnaldo
Brazil DF Dezinho
Brazil DF Everton Dias
Brazil DF Ligger
Brazil DF Dedê
Brazil DF Diogo
Brazil DF Jerffeson Recife
Brazil DF Piauí
Brazil MF Adriano Ferreira
Brazil MF Everton
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Jovane
Brazil MF Paulinho
Brazil MF Paulo Vítor
Brazil MF Fernandes
Brazil MF Melinho
Brazil MF Leandro Teixeira
Brazil MF Lelê
Brazil MF Patrik
Brazil FW Bruno Nunes
Brazil FW Fábio Santos
Brazil FW Heli
Brazil FW Magrão
Brazil FW Marcinho Beija-Flor
Brazil FW Mirandinha
Brazil FW Pablo
Brazil FW Wanderson

Out on loan

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

No. Position Player
Brazil DF Eduardo Luiz (on loan to Comercial-SP)
Brazil MF Joedson (on loan to Arapongas)
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Serginho (on loan to Palmeiras)

Noted players

Achievements

  • Campeonato Paulista Série B2:
    • Winners (1): 1997

References

External links

  • (Portuguese)
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