Arsenal Futebol Clube

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Arsenal
Full name Arsenal Futebol Clube
Founded September 20, 1991 (27 years ago) (1991-09-20)
Ground Estádio Municipal Egídio José Preima, Sorriso, Mato Grosso state, Brazil
Capacity 5,000

Arsenal Futebol Clube, commonly known as Arsenal, is a Brazilian football club based in Sorriso, Mato Grosso state.

History[edit]

The club was founded on September 20, 1991,[1] adopting a similar name, logo and colors as English club Arsenal Football Club. After Sorriso Esporte Clube decided not to participate in the 2002 Campeonato Mato-Grossense Second Level, Arsenal professionalized the club's football department and participated in their first official competition.[2]

Stadium[edit]

Arsenal Futebol Clube play their home games at Estádio Municipal Egídio José Preima.[1] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 5,000 people.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Rodolfo Rodrigues (2009). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. Panda Books. p. 51. 
  2. ^ "Arsenal Futebol Clube" (in Portuguese). Futebol Nacional. Retrieved March 12, 2011.