Name
Boavista

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Boavista vs F.C. Paços de Ferreira (29 Apr)

Established
1903 (115 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Manager
Petit

Stadium/Home
Estádio do Bessa
(28,263 Capacity)

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Location
Porto,Portugal

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League
Portuguese Primeira Liga

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Upcoming Events
29 Apr Boavista - F.C. Paços Estádio do Bessa
04 May Braga - Boavista Estádio Municipal de Braga
13 May Boavista - Belenenses Estádio do Bessa

Latest Results
22 Apr Sporting CP 1 - 0 Boavista Estádio José Alvalade
14 Apr Boavista 3 - 3 Chaves Estádio do Bessa
09 Apr Moreirense 1 - 0 Boavista Parque Joaquim Almeida Freitas
30 Mar Boavista 1 - 1 Tondela Estádio do Bessa
17 Mar FC Porto 2 - 0 Boavista Estádio do Dragão

Description

Boavista Futebol Clube, commonly known as Boavista (Portuguese pronunciation: ), is a Portuguese sports club from the city of Porto. Founded on 1 August 1903, it is one of the oldest clubs in the country and plays in the Primeira Liga.
It grew to become Porto's second greatest club – behind Porto — with sections dedicated to several sports including football, chess, gymnastics, bicycle racing and futsal, among others, the most notable being the football section with their trademark chequered white and black shirts. One of the most prominent clubs in Portuguese football, with 9 main national titles won (1 Championship, 5 Cups of Portugal, 3 Supercups of Portugal, all during the Loureiro's family years) Boavista spent 39 consecutive seasons in the Primeira Liga (50 in total), winning in 2001, being together with Belenenses, the only team outside the big three to win the Portuguese Championship. It is also the most successful Portuguese club after the big three, in national and international competitions. Its stadium, Estádio do Bessa, was built in 1973, although football has been played there at the former 'Campo do Bessa' since the 1910s, and was revamped for use in Euro 2004.

Team Members

Iván Bulos

Ricardo Clarke

Assis Giovanaz

Nuno Henrique

Edu Machado

Renato Santos

David Simao

Stephane Spara

Raphael Spiege

Aymen Tahar

Stadium or Home

Like other stadiums used in Euro 2004, the Bessa is a new ground, but built on top of the old stands, and each one of them was built at a time, which allowed Boavista to continue playing there. The former 'Campo do Bessa' existed on the same place as the new stadium since 1911. It cost €45,164,726 to build, from which €7,785,735 were supported from the Portuguese state, and has an all-seater capacity of 28,263. Plans for improvement actually existed before the organization of the Euro 2004 was given to Portugal in 1999, and by then the first works were already underway. It was designed by Grupo3 arquitectura.

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