Macaé Esporte Futebol Clube

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Full name Macaé Esporte Futebol Clube
Founded July 17, 1990 (24 years ago) (1990-07-17)
Stadium Moacyrzão
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.


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

In the year of 2014, unlike the last two years, the Macae made a troubled campaign in the Série C and only managed to classification for the final phase in the last round, as placed fourth in Group B. In quarterfinals, garnered winner after two clashes against the and, finally, won the unprecedented access to Série B. The time of Josué Teixeira came to the history of the club to exit with the classification in front of more than 62 thousand fans of Fortaleza, in full Castelão. After passing the CRB in the semifinal, the alvianil praiano reached the final against the Paysandu. In the game of ida, equalized in Moacyrzão by 1 to 1. Already in the game back in the face of almost 38 thousand fans at Mangueirão, the club won its first national title after a tie at 3-3 .[3]

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 Fernando
Brazil GK Ricardo Berna
Brazil GK Wagner
Brazil DF Brinner
Brazil DF Diego
Brazil DF Dos Santos
Brazil DF Douglas Assis
Brazil DF Filipe Machado
Brazil DF Laerte
Brazil DF Leandro Cardoso
Brazil MF Alisson
Brazil MF Aloísio
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Digão
Brazil MF Eberson
Brazil MF Felipe Ferraz
Brazil MF Fernando S.
Brazil MF Gedeil
Brazil MF Juninho
Brazil MF Marquinho
Brazil MF Tiago Pedra
Brazil FW Giancarlo
Brazil FW Leozinho
Brazil FW Pedro Oldoni
Brazil FW Pipico


Runners-up: 2009


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.


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.


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  2. ^ Marcos Neves (November 1, 2009). "De virada, São Raimundo bate Macaé e conquista título da Série D" (in Portuguese). UOL Esporte. Retrieved November 1, 2009. 
  3. ^ Jorge Sauma (November 23, 2014). "De virada, São Raimundo bate Macaé e conquista título da Série D" (in Portuguese). Retrieved November 22, 2014. 

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