Operário Futebol Clube (MS)

Operário is a Brazilian football team from Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, founded on August 28, 1938.

Operário
Operário's logo
Full nameOperário Futebol Clube
Nickname(s)Galo (Rooster)
FoundedAugust 28, 1938
GroundMorenão, Campo Grande, Brazil
Capacity45,000[1]
ChairmanRóbson Martins
Manager-
2008Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, eliminated in first stage

Operário is one of the most successful clubs of the Center-West Region of Brazil in national competitions. The club ended 1977 Campeonato Brasileiro in third, 1979 edition in fifth place and 1981 edition in seventh.

HistoryEdit

The club was founded on August 28, 1938, by civil construction workers of Campo Grande. The name Operário means Factory Worker in Portuguese.

In 1982 the club won the President's Cup, played in South Korea.[2]

Since November 29, 1999, Operário is an enterprise. Because of this, the team name changed from Operário Futebol Clube to Operário Futebol Clube S/A. S/A means joint-stock company.

Currently Operário is in a very serious financial crisis and most of its debts are labor debts and tax debts.

TitlesEdit

1974, 1976, 1977, 1978
1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1996, 1997
1982

StadiumEdit

Home stadium is the Morenão, capacity 45,000.[1]

CoachesEdit

  • Carlos Castilho

RivalEdit

Operário's greatest rival is Comercial.

Symbols and colorsEdit

They play in white shirts, black shorts and white socks. Operário's mascot is a rooster.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Morenão" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved January 2, 2009.
  2. ^ (in Portuguese) Operário at Campeões do Futebol

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