Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube
, usually known simply as Duque de Caxias
, is a Brazilian football team
from the city of Duque de Caxias
, Rio de Janeiro state
, currently playing in the Brazilian Série B
which is the second division level of the Brazilian football. The Club was originally founded on March 8, 2005.
Tamoio Futebol Clube was founded on February 22, 1957, in Xerém
, a district of Duque de Caxias, by local sportsmen.
On March 8, 2005, the mayor of Duque de Caxias, Washington Reis, refounded Tamoio Futebol Clube as Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube, with the purpose of increasing the club's visibility.
In 2008, Duque de Caxias finished in the 4th place in that season
's Campeonato Brasileiro Série C
, thus being promoted to the 2009 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
As of May, 2011, according to combined sources on the official website.<!---->Players with Dual Nationality
Duque de Caxias Youth Team
Professional players able to play in the youth team
Youth players with first team experience
Out on loan
Squad changes in 2011