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Chapecoense de Futebol

Our condolences go to everyone with @ChapecoenseReal & all affected by the tragedy in Colombia.

Chapecoense de Futebol

The news of the Chapecoense disaster is incredibly sad for everyone. Our condolences go to everyone with @ChapecoenseReal & all those affected by the tragedy in Colombia. #ForçaChapecoense

Who are Chapecoense? A profile of the Brazilian football team aboard crashed aircraft in Colombia

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The club were on their way to play in the final of the Copa Sudamericana – easily the biggest game in their history
IMAGE: AP:ASSOCIATED PRESS

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The Brazilian President announced there would be three days of national mourning
IMAGE: REUTERS

Chapecoense
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Full name Associação Chapecoense de Futebol
Nickname(s) Verdão (Big Green)
Furacão do Oeste (West’s Hurricane)
Chape (Chape)
Chape terror (Chape Terror)
Founded May 10, 1973; 43 years ago
Stadium Arena Condá, Chapecó, Santa Catarina
Capacity 22,600
Manager Caio Junior
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Campeonato Catarinense
2015 Série A, 14th
Catarinense, 1st
Website Club home page