Associação Chapecoense de Futebol
|Full name||Associação Chapecoense de Futebol|
|Nickname(s)||Verdão (Big Green)|
Furacão do Oeste (West's Hurricane)
Chape terror (Chape Terror)
|Foondit||Mey 10, 1973|
|Stadium||Arena Condá, Chapecó, Santa Catarina|
|President||Ivan Tozzo (interim)|
|League||Campeonato Brasileiro Série A|
|2015||Série A, 14t|
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. 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.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- "Brazil football team Chapecoense in Colombia plane crash". BBC News. 29 November 2016. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
- "Football world united in grief; opponents request title be awarded to tragic club". Irish Examiner. 28 November 2016.