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Figueirense FC

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Full nameFigueirense Futebol Clube
Nickname(s)Figueira (The Fig Tree)
FoundedJune 12, 1921
GroundOrlando Scarpelli, Florianópolis, Brazil
ChairmanWilfredo Brillinger
ManagerMarquinhos Santos
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série A
2007Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, 13th

Figueirense Futebol Clube, also known as Figueirense, is a Brazilian football team in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina.

In 1921, the club was founded as Figueirense Football Club.

In 1932 the team won their first state championship.

From 1935 to 1937, Figueirense was three times in a row Catarinense champion.

In 1973, Figueirense was the first team of Santa Catarina state in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

In 1987, the club played at Campeonato Catarinense Second Division, and won the promotion to the First Division.

In 2001, the club was Campeonato Brasileiro Second Division runner-up, and was promoted to the following year's First Division.

From 2002 to 2004, Figueirense was three times in a row Campeonato Catarinense champion.

The stadium of Figueirense is Estádio Orlando Scarpelli. It was built in 1961. Its a maximum capacity is 19,908 people.

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