Clube Esportivo Nova Esperança

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Full nameClube Esportivo Nova Esperança
Nickname(s)Furacão Amarelo (Yellow Hurricane)
FoundedDecember 13, 1999 (20 years ago) (1999-12-13)
GroundArena da Paz (Olho do Furacão),
Campo Grande, Brazil
PresidentJosé Rodrigues
Head coachValter Ferreira

Clube Esportivo Nova Esperança,[1] or CENE as they are usually called, was a Brazilian football team founded on December 13, 1999 in Jardim and transferred to Campo Grande in Mato Grosso do Sul. The team is owned by Rev. Moon's Unification Church, as is Atlético Sorocaba.[2]

The club was founded by a group of farm employees. They used to play football as a hobby on the weekends. The club was founded with the help of employees of other farms and local businessmen. The team was initially an amateur team, but the good performance of the squad brought investments, and on December 13, 1999, the club became a professional team, adopting the name Clube Esportivo Nova Esperança.[3] They won the Campeonato Sul-Mato-Grossense in 2002, in 2004, in 2005,[4] and then won again in 2011.[5]

CENE's home stadium is the Arena da Paz, also known as Olho do Furação. It has a maximum capacity of 1,500 people.[6]



  1. ^ Placar Guia 2011 (1350-C): 92. January 2011. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Reverendo Moon retorna à Grã-Bretanha". BBC Brasil (in Portuguese). November 5, 2005. Retrieved July 12, 2011.
  3. ^ "Centro Esportivo Nova Esperança" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Archived from the original on January 17, 2013. Retrieved July 12, 2011.
  4. ^ a b "Mato Grosso do Sul State League – List of Champions". RSSSF. July 13, 2010. Retrieved July 12, 2011.
  5. ^ a b "Torcida quebra o alambrado para comemorar título do CENE". Agora MS (in Portuguese). July 11, 2011. Retrieved July 12, 2011.
  6. ^ "Centro Esportivo Nova Esperança" (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on October 2, 2012. Retrieved July 12, 2011.

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