Associação Atlética Aparecidense

Associação Atlética Aparecidense, commonly known as Aparecidense, is a Brazilian football club based in Aparecida de Goiânia, Goiás state.

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Full nameAssociação Atlética Aparecidense
Nickname(s)Camaleão (Chameleon)
Founded22 October 1985; 35 years ago (1985-10-22)
GroundEstádio Anníbal Batista de Toledo
PresidentWilson Queiroz
Head coachThiago Carvalho
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série D
Campeonato Goiano
Série D, 6th
Goiano, 4th
WebsiteClub website


The club was founded on October 22, 1985.[1] They won the Campeonato Goiano Third Level in 2002, and the Campeonato Goiano Second Level in 2010.

The team made national and international headlines in September 2013 in a Campeonato Brasileiro Série D knockout match against Tupi Football Club, when club physiotherapist Ramildo Fonseca entered the pitch to make a double save in the last minute, keeping the score at 2–2 so Aparecidense advanced on away goals. The team were relegated as punishment for his actions.[2]

Current teamEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK   BRA Darci
GK   BRA Pedro Henrique
DF   BRA Chiquinho Baiano
DF   BRA Clayton Sales (on loan from Goiás)
DF   BRA Eduardo Arroz
DF   BRA Leonardy
DF   BRA Mirita
DF   BRA Paulo César
MF   BRA Danilinho
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF   BRA Danilo Portugal
MF   BRA Keninha
MF   BRA Marcelo Labarthe
MF   BRA Mateus Magro
MF   BRA Washington
MF   BRA Willian Kozlowski
FW   BRA Elionar Bombinha
FW   BRA Tozin
FW   BRA Vanderlei Bernardo Oliveira



Associação Atlética Aparecidense play their home games at Estádio Annibal Batista de Toledo.[1] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 8,000 people.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Placar Guia 2011 (1350-C): 79. January 2011.CS1 maint: untitled periodical (link)
  2. ^ "Brazilian physio Ramildo Fonseca gets his club Aparecidense thrown out of league after goal-line clearance". Metro. 17 September 2013. Retrieved 24 September 2018.