Coritiba Foot Ball Club
|Full name||Coritiba Foot Ball Club|
|Ground||Couto Pereira, Curitiba, Brazil|
|Chairman||Juarez Moraes e Silva|
|2021||Série B, 3rd|
Coritiba Foot Ball Club is a football club which plays Curitiba in Paraná state, Brazil. It was founded in 1909 and currently plays in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.
Coritiba was founded on October 12, 1909.
History[change | change source]
The team had many state, national and international titles. The highest moment in Coritiba history was in 1985, when it was champion of Brasileirão.
Other sports[change | change source]
Although best known for football, Coritiba is first team in South Brazil which supports American Football. Coritiba and Barigui Crocodiles founded Coritiba Crocodiles. Coritiba Crocodiles is a four-time state champion and two-time champion of the south conference.
Stadium[change | change source]
Couto Pereira Stadium is Coritiba's home stadium.
- Name: Estádio Major Antônio Couto Pereira
- Capacity: 37,182 (biggest in Paraná State)
- Address: Rua Ubaldino do Amaral, 37
- Record attendance: (General) – 70,000 (Pope John Paul II, 1980) , (Game) – The stadium's attendance record in a football match is 65,943, set on May 15, 1983 when Atlético-PR(Coritiba's main rival) beat Flamengo 2–0.
- Field dimensions: 109 by 72 metres (358 by 236 ft)
- Year opened: 1932
The stadium was founded as Belfort Duarte. Couto Pereira was the president of the club. He was responsible for the stadium being built. When he died in 1977, the stadium name was changed to Couto Pereira.
Rivals[change | change source]
Coritiba's biggest rivals are Atlético Paranaense and Paraná Clube. They are from the same city. The games between Coritiba and Atlético-PR are called "Atlé-Tiba". The games between Coritiba and Paraná is called "Para-Tiba".
Club[change | change source]
Symbols[change | change source]
Colors[change | change source]
The team colors are green and white. These are the colors of the flag of Paraná state.
Founded on October 12, 1909, Coritiba was the oldest "green and white" team in Brazilian soccer, and one of the oldest of world.
The logo[change | change source]
The club's logo is a green globe with the initials CFC in white on the center, along with twelve white stylized pine seeds.
Coritiba's first logo was very simple: a white background inside a green circle, with the initials CFC in green.
The team kit[change | change source]
Coritiba's first kit was used from 1909 to 1916, and was composed of green and white vertical stripes.
Coritiba's second kit, used from 1916 to 1976 was an all-white one.
The current home kit is composed of a white shirt, with two green parallel horizontal stripes and black shorts and white socks. The away kit is composed of a green and white vertical stripes shirt, black shorts and green socks. These kits were adopted in 1976.
Anthem[change | change source]
The official club anthem lyrics were written by Cláudio Ribeiro. The music was composed by Homero Rébuli. There is also an unofficial anthem, called "Coritiba Eterno Campeão" ("Coritiba Eternal Champion"), which was composed (both the lyrics and the music) by Francis Night. A third anthem, with lyrics by Vinicius Coelho and music by Sebastião Lima, also calls the team the "eternal champion".
Mascot[change | change source]
The club's mascot is an old man nicknamed Vovô Coxa (Grandpa Coxa). It represents the club's tradition of being the oldest football club of Curitiba.
Club records[change | change source]
- First match: Coritibano-Tiro Pontagrossense 0–1 (October 23, 1909)
- First official match: Coritiba-Ponta Grossa 5–3 (June 12, 1910)
- First goal scorer: Fritz Essenfelter
- Biggest win (National Competitions): Coritiba-Ferroviário 7–1 (Couto Pereira, April 16, 1980), Coritiba-Desportiva-ES 7–1 (Couto Pereira, May 4, 1980) & Coritiba-Palmeiras 6–0 (Couto Pereira, May 5, 2011)
- Heaviest defeat (national competitions): Grêmio-Coritiba 5–0 (Olímpico, February 29, 1984) & Palmeiras-Coritiba 5–0 (Parque Antártica, August 17, 1996)
- Most appearances (any competition): Jairo – 440 (1971–77), (1984–87)
- Record goal scorer: Duílio Dias – 202 (1954–64)
Idols[change | change source]
- 10's: Frederico "Fritz" Essenfelder – Maxambomba
- 20's: Ninho – Pizzatto – Staco
- 30's: Pizzattinho – Emílio – Rei
- 40's: Neno – Merlin – Tonico – Breyer
- 50's: Miltinho – Duílio – Fedato – Lanzoninho
- 60's: Krüger – Nico – Bequinha – Oberdan – Cláudio – Nilo – Dirceu – Paulo Vecchio
- 70's: Jairo – Tião Abatiá – Hidalgo – Aladim – Pedro Rocha – Zé Roberto – Paquito – Hermes – Pescuma – Dreyer – Duílio
- 80's: Rafael – Dida – Tostão – Lela – André – Índio – Toby – Heraldo – Almir – Marildo – Chicão – Ademir Alcântara- Milton- Vavá
- 90's: Alex – Pachequinho – Ronaldo Lobisomem – Reginaldo Nascimento – Cléber – Basílio – Auri – Paulo Sérgio – Brandão – Claudiomiro
- 00's: Keirrison – Tcheco – Rafinha – Adriano – Emerson- Edson Bastos – Leandro Donizete – Rafinha
Current squad[change | change source]
First-team squad[change | change source]
As of January, 2015.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
First-team staff[change | change source]
Personnel[change | change source]
Current technical staff[change | change source]
|Marquinhos Santos||Head coach|
|Marcelo Serrano||Assistant Coach|
|Alexandre Lopes||Fitness Trainer|
|Glydiston Ananias||Fitness Trainer|
|Carlos Pracidelli||Goalkeeper Coach|
League title[change | change source]
- Série A : 1
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official Site (in English) Archived 2009-10-11 at the Wayback Machine
- Blog do Torcedor do Coritiba – Official Supporter's Blog (in Portuguese and English)
- Coxanautas(in Portuguese)
- Império Alviverde (in Portuguese)