Lusitano F.C. (Portugal)

Lusitano Futebol Clube, often known as Lusitano VRSA, is a Portuguese football club from Vila Real de Santo António,[1] in the Algarve region. The club was founded on April 15, 1916 and is the No. 1 delegation of S.L. Benfica, and has Miguel Ângelo Machado Vairinhos as its current president. In the 2016–2017 season they compete in Campeonato de Portugal (third tier of Portuguese football pyramid) and their head coach is Ricardo Sousa. The team played in the main Portuguese football competition, the Portuguese Liga, for three seasons, in 1947–48, 1948–49 and 1949–50.

Stadium

The stadium where the club plays is called Campo de Jogos Francisco Gomes Socorro and has the capacity for 2500 spectators but in certain games such as matches in the Algarve Cup, they play at Complexo Desportivo Municipal de Vila Real de Santo António, with capacity for 7500 spectators.

Current squad

As of 14 February, 2018

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

No. Position Player
2 DF Henrique Apolónia
3 DF Yerfersson Panesso
4 DF Ronan
5 MF Luís Firmino
6 DF Nuno Silva
7 MF Wanderson
8 MF João Victor
9 FW José Pedro
10 MF Ruizinho
11 FW Hudson
12 GK Pedro Pereira
13 MF Valter Fernandes
14 MF Maycom Mariconi
15 DF Giorgio Piacentini
16 DF Andrés Carabali
No. Position Player
17 FW Lucas Salinas
18 DF Renzo di Lisio
** MF Shervin Razminia
19 MF Sabri Barradas
20 MF Yan Tavares
21 DF Carlos Gómez
22 MF Marcel Bonifácio
** FW Lorenzo Andriuoli
23 DF Igor Baldé
** FW Marco Pintus
24 GK Daniel Clemente
59 GK Samuel Nóbrega
** FW Abraham Adelaja
** DF Harry Singh

Former players

Equipment and sponsorship

Lusitano Futebol Clube are currently sponsored by Companhia Pescarias do Algarve and their kit is made by Strike.

Honours

First Division – 3 Appearances – Best Result: 12th Place

Algarve Regional League – 9 Titles (1922/23, 1927/28, 1928/29, 1929/30, 1931/32, 1934/35, 1954/55, 1977/78, 2011/12)

References

  1. Team report (in Portuguese)


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