Auto Esporte Clube (PB)

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Auto Esporte Clube, also known as Auto Esporte, is a Brazilian football team from João Pessoa, Paraíba. They compete in the Série C once, in the Copa do Brasil twice, and won the Campeonato Paraibano several times.

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Full nameAuto Esporte Clube
Nickname(s)O Clube do Povo
FoundedSeptember 7, 1936; 85 years ago (1936-09-07)
GroundEstádio Evandro Lélis
Capacity2,000
PresidentWatteu Rodrigues
Head coachRamiro Souza

HistoryEdit

Auto Esporte Clube was founded on September 7, 1936, by taxi drivers from João Pessoa city.[1] They won the Campeonato Paraibano in 1939, 1956, 1958, 1987, 1990, and in 1992.[1] União was eliminated in the first stage in the Green module of the Copa João Havelange in 2000.[2]

The club competed in the 1991, Copa do Brasil, when they were eliminated in the first stage by Grêmio of Rio Grande do Sul state.[3] They competed in the Série C in 1992, reaching the second stage of the competition.[4] Auto Esporte was again eliminated in the Copa do Brasil first round in 1993, when they were eliminated by Paysandu of Pará state.[5]

StadiumEdit

The team play their home games at Estádio Evandro Lélis.[1] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 2,000 people.[6]

AchievementsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 1. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. pp. 127–129. ISBN 85-88651-01-7.
  2. ^ "Brazil 2000 Championship - Copa João Havelange". RSSSF Brasil. June 6, 2008. Retrieved January 5, 2010.
  3. ^ "Brasil 1991 Cup" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brasil. October 13, 1999. Archived from the original on February 3, 2010. Retrieved January 16, 2010.
  4. ^ "Brasil 3rd Level 1992" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brasil. November 2008. Retrieved January 16, 2010.
  5. ^ "Brasil 1993 Cup" (in Portuguese). RSSSF Brasil. October 13, 1999. Archived from the original on February 3, 2010. Retrieved January 16, 2010.
  6. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Brazilian Football Confederation. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 10, 2013. Retrieved January 16, 2010.

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