Associação Chapecoense de Futebol

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Chapecoense
Full nameAssociação Chapecoense de Futebol
Nickname(s)Verdão (Big Green)
Furacão do Oeste (West's Hurricane)
Chape (Chape)
Chape terror (Chape Terror)
FoonditMey 10, 1973; 47 years ago (1973-05-10)
StadiumArena Condá, Chapecó, Santa Catarina
Ground Capacity22,600
PresidentIvan Tozzo (interim)
Head coachVacant
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série A
Campeonato Catarinense
2015Série A, 14t
Catarinense, 1st
WabsteidClub wabsteid

Associação Chapecoense de Futebol, commonly kent as Chapecoense an whase acronym was ACF, is a Brazilian fitbaw club, based in the ceety o Chapecó in the state o Santa Catarina.

On November 28, 2016, a chairter flicht carryin the first team crashed as it approached José María Córdova Internaitional Airport near Medellín, Colombie, whaur the team wis travelin tae play the first leg o the 2016 Copa Sudamericana final against Atlético Nacional, a match that wis seen as the biggest in the history o the club.[1] Aw but sax o the 77 passengers died, anly three Chapecoense players survived thair injuries. Follaeing the crash, Atlético Nacional made a request tae the govrening bouk o the competeetion that Chapecoense be awairdit the trophy.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Brazil football team Chapecoense in Colombia plane crash". BBC News. November 29, 2016. Retrieved November 29, 2016.
  2. "Football world united in grief; opponents request title be awarded to tragic club". Irish Examiner. 28 November 2016.