Bacabal Esporte Clube

Bacabal Esporte Clube, also known as Bacabal, are a Brazilian football team from Bacabal, Maranhão. They competed in the Série C in 1995 and in 2008.

Bacabal
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Full nameBacabal Esporte Clube
Nickname(s)Leão do Mearim
FoundedMay 14, 1974 (48 years ago) (1974-05-14)
GroundCorreão, Bacabal, Brazil
Capacity12,000
PresidentManuel Lima da Silva

HistoryEdit

Bacabal Esporte Clube were founded on March 12, 1974.[1] They won the Campeonato Maranhense in 1996,[1] after beating Sampaio Corrêa and Caxiense in the final stage.[2] Bacabal competed in the Série C in 1995,[3] and in 2008,[4] being eliminated in the first stage in both seasons.

StadiumEdit

Bacabal play their home games at Estádio José Luís Correa (Correão).[5] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 12,000 people.[5]

AchievementsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 1. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 130. ISBN 85-88651-01-7.
  2. ^ "Maranhão State League 1996". RSSSF. January 4, 2001. Archived from the original on September 17, 2009. Retrieved October 31, 2009.
  3. ^ "Brazil 1995 Third Division". RSSSF. February 25, 2006. Archived from the original on August 19, 2009. Retrieved October 31, 2009.
  4. ^ "Brazil 2008 Championship – Third Level (Série C)". RSSSF. December 16, 2008. Archived from the original on November 26, 2009. Retrieved October 31, 2009.
  5. ^ a b "Bacabal Esporte Clube" (in Portuguese). Futnet. Archived from the original on November 2, 2009. Retrieved October 31, 2009.