João Nílson Zunino

Brazilian football club owner (1946-2014)

João Nílson Zunino commonly known as Zunino (9 April 1946 – 23 December 2014) was a Brazilian businessman and cardiologist. He served as the president of Avaí Futebol Clube[1] from 2002 until 2013, succeeding Flávio Ricardo Félix. He was also a cardiology doctor and a businessman. He was born in São João Batista, Brazil.[2]


Zunino died on 23 December 2014 in Florianópolis, Brazil, aged 68.[3]


  1. Avaí Futebol Clube Archived 2009-08-08 at the Wayback Machine (in Portuguese)
  2. Busca Textual (in Portuguese)
  3. "Ex-presidente do Avaí, João Nilson Zunino morre aos 68 anos". Diário Catarinense. Archived from the original on 24 December 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014. (in Portuguese)