Águia de Marabá Futebol Clube

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Águia de Marabá
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Full name Águia de Marabá Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) Azulão (Big Blue)
Azulão do Sul do Pará (Pará's State South Big Blue)
Founded January 22, 1982 (35 years ago) (1982-01-22)
Stadium Zinho de Oliveira
Ground Capacity 4,500
President Sebastião Ferreira
Head coach João Galvão
League Campeonato Paraense
2016
2016
Série D, 24th
Paraense, 8th
Website Club website

Águia de Marabá Futebol Clube, or Águia de Marabá, as they are usually called, is a Brazilian football team from Marabá in Pará, founded on January 22, 1984.

History[edit]

The club was founded on January 22, 1982, under the name Águia Esporte Clube and had as its first president sportsman Emivaldo Milhomem, which had the support of Valtemir Pereira Lima to found a college that was created to compete in the Marabá Championship Second Division that year. The team was composed of amateur players, being the most outstanding: Déca, Gamito and Keneddi. The team won the title of the Second Division in 1984, whose conquest gave the team the right to compete in the Marabá Championship First Division the following year.

At this stage of its history the club had as president José Atlas Pinheiro. During this period the team won three municipal bonds in the years 1989, 1992 and 1993. When the last runner-up, the president was already Jorge Nery, who sought for councilor Sebastião Ferreira Neto, in 1999, agreed to professionalize the staff . The proposal won support then president of Federação Paraense de Futebol, Antônio Carlos Nunes, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce and local businesses.

Águia de Marabá is the team most prominent of the interior of Pará, where he remained from 2008 to 2015 in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C. In the first year for very little not gained access to the second division, being in fifth place overall (only four teams came up).

In 2009, the team gained greater national prominence when he won the Fluminense 2-1 by Copa do Brasil. Before that he had eliminated the América Mineiro, another great tradition team on the national scene.

In Campeonato Paraense, the club was twice runner-up tournament. Losing in 2008 and 2010 for Remo and Paysandu, respectively.

Stadium[edit]

Águia de Marabá play their home games at Estádio Municipal Zinho de Oliveira. The stadium has a maximum capacity of 4,500 people.

Rivalries[edit]

The regional sports journalism recognizes as its main rival the old team Castanheira Esporte Clube, traditional team of Marabá with which the eagle played three finals municipal championship in 1993, 1996 and 1998. Gavião Kyikatejê, who inherited and owns the rights of Castanheira, has been cited as a main rival, and the games between the teams called Classic of Birds.

Honours[edit]

2015

External links[edit]