Trem Desportivo Clube

Trem Desportivo Clube, usually known as Trem Desportivo, or simply as Trem, is a Brazilian football club from Macapá, Amapá state.

Trem
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Full nameTrem Desportivo Clube
Nickname(s)Locomotiva (Locomotive)
FoundedJanuary 1, 1947
GroundZerão
Capacity5,000
League-

HistoryEdit

On January 1, 1947,[1] the club was founded as Trem Desportivo Clube by Bellarmino Paraense de Barros, Benedito Malcher, the brothers Osmar and Arthur Marinho, and Walter and José Banhos, among others, at one of the most important and traditional [2] Macapá neighborhoods.[3]

In 1993, the club competed in the Copa do Brasil for the first time. The club was eliminated in the first stage, by Remo (first leg, at Zerão stadium, Macapá, Remo won 5–0, the second leg, at Mangueirão, Belém, Remo won again, 2–0).[4] In 1999, due to financial difficulties, the club closed its football section. However, some years later, the club reopened it.[3] In 2008, Trem competed again in the Copa do Brasil, but was eliminated in the first stage by Paraná.[5]

AchievementsEdit

StadiumEdit

Trem Desportivo's home stadium is Estádio Milton Corrêa, usually known as Zerão,[3] inaugurated in 1990, with a maximum capacity of 5,000 people.[6]

Club colorsEdit

The club's colors are red and black.[7] The club's home kit, and its logo are heavily inspired by Flamengo ones. The home kit is composed of red and black horizontal stripes, white shorts and black socks.[8]

Name and mascotEdit

The club name Trem means train in Portuguese language. It was the name of the neighborhood where the club was founded. The neighborhood was founded in the 19th century.[9]

Trem's mascot is a locomotive, simply named Locomotiva.[9] Locomotiva is also the club's nickname.[1]

Current Squad: Jefferson Charles de Souza Pinto

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b (in Portuguese) Trem Desportivo Clube at Futebol do Norte Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ (in Portuguese) Portal Amapá
  3. ^ a b c (in Portuguese) Trem Desportivo Clube at Arquivo de Clubes
  4. ^ 1993 Copa do Brasil at RSSSF Archived August 26, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ 2008 Copa do Brasil at RSSSF Archived December 11, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ (in Portuguese) Estádio Milton Corrêa (Zerão) at Templos do Futebol
  7. ^ (in Portuguese) Trem Desportivo Clube at Times Brasileiros Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 1 – Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.
  9. ^ a b Especial Placar – 500 Times do Brasil, São Paulo: Editora Abril: 2003.

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