Itumbiara Esporte Clube

Itumbiara Esporte Clube, usually known simply as Itumbiara, is a Brazilian football club from Itumbiara, Goiás state. The club competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A in 1979 and won the state championship in 2008.

Full nameItumbiara Esporte Clube
Nickname(s)Gigante do vale (Giant of the Valley)
Tricolor da Fronteira (Three Color of the Frontier)
FoundedMarch 9, 1970; 52 years ago (March 9, 1970)
GroundEstádio JK
PresidentRaul Jota dos Santos
Head coachVitor Hugo Siqueira
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série D
2011Série D, 17th


On March 9, 1970, Itumbiara Esporte Clube was founded.[1]

In 1979, Itumbiara competed in the top level of the Brazilian Championship, finishing in the 64th position.[2]

In 2008, Itumbiara won the state championship for the first time, after beating Goiás 1–0 and 3–0 in the final.[3]

In 2010, Itumbiara finished state championship on 9th and penultimate place and were relegated to second level. Due to this performance they were qualified to 2011 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D because all 2011 Campeonato Goiano teams withdrew.[4]



Itumbiara's stadium is Estádio JK, inaugurated in 1977, with a maximum capacity of 20,000 people.[5]


  1. ^ "Itumbiara Esporte Clube". Arquivo de Clubes. Archived from the original on December 5, 2012. Retrieved July 11, 2007.
  2. ^ "V Copa Brasil – 1979 [Brazilian Championship]". RSSSF. Archived from the original on October 31, 2007. Retrieved July 11, 2007.
  3. ^ "Itumbiara vence e conquista Goiano pela 1ª vez". Terra. Retrieved May 4, 2008.
  4. ^ "Definição da 2ª vaga goiana ao Brasileiro da Série D/2011[Determination of Goias 2nd berth in 2011 Serie D]". fgf. Archived from the original on September 28, 2011. Retrieved July 31, 2011.
  5. ^ "Estádio JK". Templos do Futebol. Retrieved July 11, 2007.

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