Atlético Clube Coríntians
|Full name||Atlético Clube Corintians|
|Nickname(s)||Corinthians, Galo do Seridó (in English: Serido's rooster)|
|Founded||January 25, 1968|
|Ground||Senador Dinarte Mariz, Marizão|
|Chairman||Rogério Gurgel da Silva|
|League||Campeonato Potiguar, league champions in 2001|
Atlético Clube Coríntians, or Coríntians, as they are usually called, is a soccer club based in the city Caicó in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. It is the most important club in the interior of the state.
A.C. Coríntians is notable for being the only Caicó club to avoid folding or missing a season. It has maintained consistent operation since forming in 1968.
The club was formed in 1963 as Associação Desportiva Corintians (in English, Corinthians Sporting Association).
The club won the Campeonato Potiguar league title in 2001. In the same year, Coríntians competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, but was eliminated in the first stage, finishing in the third place of its group.
In 2002 and in 2003, the club competed in the Copa do Brasil. In 2002, the club was eliminated in the first stage by Bahia, and in 2003, Coríntians defeated Santa Cruz in the first stage, but was eliminated by Cruzeiro in the second stage.
The team's mascot is a rooster.
- Campeonato Potiguar: 2001
- (Portuguese) Atlético Clube Coríntians at Arquivo de Clubes
- 1995 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C at RSSSF Archived February 7, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- 2001 Campeonato Potiguar at RSSSF Archived February 11, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- 2001 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C at RSSSF
- 2002 Copa do Brasil at RSSSF Archived May 3, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
- 2003 Copa do Brasil at RSSSF