José Bonifácio Esporte Clube

José Bonifácio Esporte Clube, usually known simply as José Bonifácio, is a Brazilian football club from José Bonifácio, São Paulo state.

José Bonifácio
Full nameJosé Bonifácio Esporte Clube
FoundedFebruary 1, 1961
GroundPereirão, José Bonifácio, São Paulo state, Brazil
PresidentValdeci Urbano
Head coachCarlinhos
LeagueCampeonato Paulista Segunda Divisão


Founded on 1 February 1961, José Bonifácio only disputed their first official tournament in 1972. In their debut year, the club was crowned champions of Campeonato Paulista Série A3 after defeating Pirassununguense in the final.[1]

After only playing in the lower levels of Campeonato Paulista, José Bonifácio until 1998, when the club opted not to play in any official competition. The club only returned in 2005, but was again licensed in 2008.[1]


José Bonifácio play their home games at Estádio Municipal Antônio Pereira Braga, nicknamed Pereirão, Zebão or Toca da Serpente (Snake's Lair).[2] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 5,662 people.[3]



  1. ^ a b c "História" [History] (in Portuguese). José Bonifácio EC. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Estádio Municipal – Antônio Pereira Braga" (in Portuguese). José Bonifácio EC. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  3. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 14, 2009. Retrieved April 19, 2011.

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