Goiás Esporte Clube

Goiás Esporte Clube is a Brazilian sports club, best known for its association football team, located in the city of Goiânia, capital city of the Brazilian state of Goiás. Goiás has won Brazilian's second tier Série B twice, also 28 Campeonato Goiano and 3 Copa Centro-Oeste. Goiás' football team has been a mainstay in premiere Brazilian league Série A and has been promoted to Latin America's Copa Libertadores twice and South America's Copa Sudamericana six times. Its main rivals are Vila Nova, Atlético Goianiense and Goiânia. Goiás has a wide advantage in matches between the two teams.

Goiás Esporte Clube logo.svg
Full nameGoiás Esporte Clube
Nickname(s)Verdão (Big Green)
Esmeraldino (Emerald Green)
Founded6 April 1943; 79 years ago (1943-04-06)
GroundEstádio da Serrinha
Estádio Serra Dourada
Capacity9,900 (Serrinha)
50,049 (Serra Dourada)
PresidentPaulo Rogerio Pinheiro
Head coachJair Ventura
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série A
Campeonato Goiano
Série B, 2nd of 20 (promoted)
Goiano, 7th of 12
WebsiteClub website
Current season


On 6 April 1943, in a meeting among friends at Lino Barsi's home, Goiás Esporte Clube was founded. In 1973, the team was promoted to the first division of Campeonato Brasileiro. In 1998, the team joined the Clube dos 13 (Clube dos 13 is an organization composed by the greatest teams of Brazil). They won the Série B in 1999 and 2012.


Goiás' stadium is Serrinha, with a maximum capacity of 9,900 people. However, the club plays several matches at Estádio Serra Dourada, built in 1975, with a maximum capacity of 41,574 people.


Fanbase sizeEdit

In its first year of existence, it was said that Goiás had only 33 fans.[citation needed]

It is currently the football club with the largest number of fans in Goiás, the North and Midwest regions of Brazil, according to a survey conducted by the Gallup Institute, Placar,[1] Serpes,[2] and Pluri Consultoria.[3][4]

Esmeraldino of Central Brazil was found to have the 16th largest number of fans in Brazil, with 1.6 million fans.[citation needed]


Força Jovem GoiásEdit

Founded on May 23, 1997, from the extinction of the Green Hell, with the goal of creating an association of fans that really loved Goiás. Jovem Goiás fans managed to win the support and respect among all the emerald, thus becoming the most vibrant and passionate, which now has approximately 12,000 fans.

Headquarters SerrinhaEdit

Administrative Headquarters
  • Serrinha Stadium (Stadium Haile Pinheiro): capacity: 9.900 spectators.
  • Gymnasium covered with capacity for 3,000 people.
  • Complete structure of concentration for the athletes.
  • 2 grasslands training for students of the Little School Sports Initiation.
  • A 25m swimming pool and indoor semi-Olympic heated for Sports Initiation.
  • Parking for 300 vehicles.
  • 2 sand courts for volleyball and lighted futvôlei.
  • Runs to 1-kilometer jogging.
  • Area available for conduct of parties.

Edmo Pinheiro Sports and Recreation CenterEdit

Park Anhanguera
  • 4 grasslands officers.
  • Changing rooms with custom closets (with photo of each player), air conditioning, showers, hot tubs, and special chairs.
  • Technical Committee room with computers, TV and DVD and meeting table, besides an exclusive locker room with shower and toilet.
  • Medical Department
  • Gym
  • Recreation area with kiosk and barbecue.
  • 3 football fields.
  • Lake natural.

The mini-forest with native trees.

  • Playground amusement.

Coimbra Bueno CenterEdit

Aparecida de Goiânia
  • Training Center.
  • Assistance to needy children in the south, and Goiânia.
  • Jogging track.
  • 200 grasslands.


Domestic competitionsEdit

  • Campeonato Goiano
    • Winners (28): 1966, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018



Campeonato Brasileiro Série A recordEdit

Year Position Year Position Year Position Year Position Year Position
1971 - 1981 24th 1991 15th 2001 10th 2011 -
1972 - 1982 33rd 1992 17th 2002 12th 2012 -
1973 13th 1983 7th 1993 26th 2003 9th 2013 6th
1974 21st 1984 14th 1994 - 2004 6th 2014 12th
1975 17th 1985 35th 1995 8th 2005 3rd 2015 19th
1976 30th 1986 23rd 1996 4th 2006 8th 2016 -
1977 35th 1987 13th 1997 19th 2007 16th 2017 -
1978 14th 1988 13th 1998 22nd 2008 8th 2018 -
1979 7th 1989 10th 1999 - 2009 9th 2019 10th
1980 - 1990 10th 2000 10th 2010 19th 2020 18th

Copa Libertadores recordEdit

Year Position
2006 20th

Copa Sudamericana recordEdit

Year Position
2004 14th
2005 33rd
2007 13th
2009 12th
2010 2nd
2014 12th
2015 27th


First team squadEdit

As of 11 June 2022.

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 DF   BRA Maguinho
3 DF   BRA Da Silva
4 DF   BRA Caetano (on loan from Corinthians)
5 MF   BRA Auremir
7 FW   BRA Vinícius (on loan from Bahia)
8 MF   BRA Fellipe Bastos
9 FW   BRA Nicolas
10 MF   BRA Elvis
11 FW   BRA Pedro Raul (on loan from Kashiwa Reysol)
12 DF   BRA Sidnei
13 DF   BRA Yan Souto
14 DF   BRA Danilo Barcelos (on loan from Fluminense)
15 MF   BRA Caio Vinícius (on loan from Fluminense)
16 DF   BRA Douglas Silva (on loan from Boa Esporte)
17 FW   BRA Pedro Junqueira
19 FW   BRA Renato Júnior (on loan from Água Santa)
20 MF   BRA Diego
22 DF   BRA Apodi
23 GK   BRA Tadeu
No. Pos. Nation Player
26 MF   BRA Nathan
27 FW   BRA Dadá Belmonte (on loan from Água Santa)
29 DF   BRA Reynaldo
30 FW   BRA Luiz Filipe (on loan from Atlético Mineiro)
34 DF   BRA Sidimar
36 MF   BRA Matheus Sales (on loan from Coritiba)
37 DF   BRA Juan
55 MF   BRA Henrique Lordelo
66 DF   BRA Hugo
88 GK   BRA Marcelo Rangel
94 GK   BRA Matheus Alves
98 MF   BRA Matheusinho
99 MF   BRA Luan Dias (on loan from Água Santa)
GK   BRA Luis Felype
GK   BRA Márcio Vitor
DF   BRA Gabriel Ruggeri
FW   BRA Lucas Emmanuel
FW   BRA Reginaldo
DF   BRA Sávio (on loan from Rio Ave)

Reserve 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
27 MF   BRA Pedro Bahia
80 MF   BRA Lincon
No. Pos. Nation Player
97 FW   BRA Vitor Hugo

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
DF   BRA Gabriel Rodrigues (to Aparecidense until 30 November 2022)
MF   BRA Albano (to Remo until 30 November 2022)
MF   BRA Daniel Oliveira (to Aparecidense until 30 November 2022)
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF   BRA Thalles (to Ponte Preta until 30 November 2022)
FW   BRA Bruno Mezenga (to CSA until 30 November 2022)

Technical staffEdit



  1. ^ "Pesquisa: Goiás detém a maior torcida em Goiânia. Vila em segundo" (in Portuguese). Portal 730. 18 August 2009. Archived from the original on 28 June 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2014.
  2. ^ Serpes
  3. ^ Fortiori
  4. ^ Pluri Consultoria

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