Macaé Esporte Futebol Clube

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Macaé
Macaé Esporte Futebol Clube logo.jpg
Full name Macaé Esporte Futebol Clube
Founded July 17, 1990 (24 years ago) (1990-07-17)
Stadium Estádio Cláudio Moacir de Azevedo, Macaé, Brazil
Ground Capacity 20,000[1]
Chairman Teodomiro Bittencourt Filho
Head coach Josué Teixeira
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série C
2013 Série C, 7th
Team photo from the 2009 season

Macaé Esporte Futebol Clube, usually known simply as Macaé, is a Rio de Janeiro 1st division Brazilian football team from the city of Macaé, Rio de Janeiro state, founded on July 17, 1990. The club has competed in the Série C since 2010 season.

History[edit]

Macaé finished as the 2009 Série D runners-up after being defeated by São Raimundo in the final.[2]

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Brazil GK Felipe Sánchez
Brazil GK Fernando
Brazil GK Rerysson
Brazil DF Cléber Carioca
Brazil DF Daniel
Brazil DF Douglas
Equatorial Guinea DF Eduardo Ferreira
Brazil DF Ernani
Brazil DF Filipe Machado
Brazil DF Gabriel Araújo
Brazil DF Leandro Cardoso
Brazil DF Régis
Brazil DF Wallace
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Alex
Brazil MF Danilo
Brazil MF Digão
Brazil MF Dos Santos
Brazil MF Gedeil
Brazil MF Marcos Goiano
Brazil MF Marquinho
Brazil FW Bruno Alves
Brazil FW Diniz
Brazil FW Jean
Brazil FW Leozinho
Brazil FW Lucas Mateus

Achievements[edit]

1998
Runners-up (1): 2009

Stadium[edit]

The home stadium Claúdio Moacir de Azevedo was not approved for 2009 Campeonato Estadual Carioca, due to the renewal of the whole stadium. A concrete structure was lifted, but the building process is far from complete yet. Then new stadium is said to hold 25,000 people, when done, besides having stores and a school underneath the seats structure. Unfortunately, there will be no floodlights yet.

As the Carioca championship is underway, Macaé Esporte is playing his "Homeground" matches in Araruama, a city 100 kilometers far away of Macaé, the hometown of the club. The stadium which Macaé is playing as homeground is the Arena Guanabara, owned by Guanabara Esporte Clube, a small but very comfortable stadium, which has a small capacity of 2.000 people. Just for instance, in Macaé's first match of the championship, against Volta Redonda on January 24, 2009, the public was said to be 541.

Colors[edit]

The official colors are yellow, blue and white.

Club kits[edit]

The home kit is a yellow, blue and white jersey, white shorts and white socks.

References[edit]

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