Anápolis Futebol Clube

Anápolis Futebol Clube, known simply as Anápolis, are a Brazilian football team based in Anápolis, Goiás. They competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Parallel Tournament in 1986 and in the Série C in 2008.

Anápolis Futebol Clube
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Full nameAnápolis Futebol Clube
Nickname(s)Tricolor da Boa Vista (Boa Vista's Tricolour)
Galo da Comarca (District Rooster)
Founded1 May 1946 (76 years ago) (1946-05-01)
GroundEstádio Jonas Duarte
Capacity14,400
PresidentAdemir Marinho
Head coachAlan George
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série D
Campeonato Goiano
2016
2016
Série D, 16th
Goiano, Runners-up

HistoryEdit

They were founded on 1 May 1946 as União Esportiva Operária, changing the name to Anápolis Futebol Clube five years later, after Anápolis Sport Club became defunct.[1] The club won the Campeonato Goiano in 1965.[1] Anápolis competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Parallel Tournament in 1986, when they were eliminated in the first stage after finishing in the fourth place of their group.[2] Anápolis competed in the Série C in 2008, when they were eliminated in the first stage, after finishing in their group's third place.[3]

StadiumEdit

Anápolis play their home games at Estádio Jonas Duarte.[4] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 20,000 people.[4]

AchievementsEdit

RivalryEdit

Anápolis has a rivalry with Associação Atlética Anapolina.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Anápolis Futebol Clube" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Archived from the original on 17 January 2013. Retrieved 10 September 2009.
  2. ^ "Brazil 1986 Championship – Copa Brasil". RSSSF. 18 May 2008. Archived from the original on 30 September 2009. Retrieved 10 September 2009.
  3. ^ "Brazil 2008 Championship – Third Level (Série C)". RSSSF. 16 December 2008. Archived from the original on 19 August 2009. Retrieved 10 September 2009.
  4. ^ a b "Estádio Municipal Jonas Duarte" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved 10 September 2009.
  5. ^ "Clássico em Anápolis" (in Portuguese). Diário da Manhã. 8 February 2009. Archived from the original on 13 February 2009. Retrieved 10 September 2009.