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ASSU
Assu logo.png
Full name Associação Sportiva Sociedade Unida
Nickname(s) Camaleão do Vale
(Chameleon of the Valley)
Founded January 10, 2002; 22 years ago (2002-01-10)
Stadium Edgarzão, Assu, Brazil
Ground Capacity 4,000
President Dailson Machado
Head Coach Ademilson Almeida

Associação Sportiva Sociedade Unida, commonly known as ASSU, is a Brazilian football club from Assu, Rio Grande do Norte state. They won the Campeonato Potiguar once and competed in the Copa do Brasil once. Their colors are green and white.

ASSU is currently ranked sixth among Rio Grande do Norte teams in CBF's national club ranking, at 205th place overall.

History

The club was founded on January 10, 2002. ASSU won its first title, which was the First Stage of the 2009 Campeonato Potiguar on March 1 of that year, seven years after being founded, after they tied 2-2 with Santa Cruz-RN, thus ensuring its place in the final against the winner of the Second Stage of the championship, Potyguar Seridoense, and one of the berths of Rio Grande do Norte in the 2010 Copa do Brasil. They won the Campeonato Potiguar on May 1, 2009, thus ensuring a spot in the 2009 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D. However they decided to not participate in the competition. The club won the Copa RN in 2009. ASSU competed in the Copa do Brasil in 2010, when they were eliminated in the First Stage by Atlético Goianiense.

Youth team

In 2011, the team played in the Campeonato Potiguar U-18 for the first time, when they were eliminated in the semifinals by América de Natal. The club won a spot in the 2012 Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior, after beating Visão Celeste 4-3 on penalty kicks in the extra game of the U-18 category, which worked as a qualification for the competition.

Stadium

Associação Sportiva Sociedade Unida play their home games at Estádio Edgar Borges Montenegro, commonly known as Edgarzão. The stadium belongs to Liga Assuense de Desportos and has a maximum capacity of 4,000 people.

Achievements

  • Rio Grande do Norte Campeonato Potiguar:
    • Winners (1): 2009
  • Rio Grande do Norte Copa RN:
    • Winners (1): 2009

Performance in competitions

Campeonato Potiguar - 1st Division

Year Position
2002 8th
2003 5th
2004 6th
2005 3rd
2006 4th
2007 5th
2008 7th
2009 1st
2010 9th
2011 8th
Champion.

Copa do Brasil

Year Position
2010 56th

See also

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