Associação Atlética Anapolina

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Full name Associação Atlética Anapolina
Nickname(s) Rubra and Xata
Founded 1948; 69 years ago (1948)
Ground Jonas Duarte, Anápolis, Brazil
Ground Capacity 20,000
Chairman Leandro Ribeiro
Manager Sílvio Criciúma
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série D
2011 Série D, 7th

Associação Atlética Anapolina, or Anapolina as they are usually called, is a Brazilian football team from Anápolis in Goiás, founded on January 1, 1948.

Anapolina greatest rival is Anápolis.

Home stadium is the Jonas Duarte stadium, capacity 19,000. They play in red shirts, shorts and socks.

History[edit]

The team was founded after a club called Anápolis Sport had gone bankrupt. On April 18, 1948, Anapolina played its first match, against Ferroviário of Araguari. Anapolina won by 3–2. On March 11, 1949, Anapolina played its first interstate match, against Bangu of Rio de Janeiro city, in Anápolis. The match was won by Bangu, and the score was 4–2.

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