Campinense Clube

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Full name Campinense Clube
Nickname(s) Raposa (The fox)
Founded April 12, 1915; 102 years ago (1915-04-12)
Stadium Amigão
Ground Capacity 35,000
President William Simões
Head coach Ailton Silva
Estádio Governador Ernani Sátyro
Campinense playing Treze at the Amigão in 2009

Campinense Clube, usually known simply as Campinense, is a Brazilian football club from Campina Grande, Paraíba state. The club finished as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B runner-up in 1972, and has also competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A several times.


The club was founded on April 12, 1915 as a dancing club by Elias Montenegro, Dino Belo, Antônio Lima and several others. The club's headquarters were located at Colégio Campinense. José Câmara was Campinense's first president.[1]

In 1960, Campinense won its first state championship., which was the first of six consecutive championships won by the club.[2] In 1961, the club competed in the Taça Brasil, finishing as the Northeastern Group runner-up after being defeated in the final by Bahia.[3] In 1972, the club was defeated by Sampaio Corrêa in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B final, finishing as the championship's runner-up.[4] In 1975, Campinense competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A for the first time, finishing in the competition's last position.[5] The club competed again in that competition in 1978, 1979, and in 1981.[6]


The club's mascot is a fox wearing a top hat.[7]


Campinense's home stadium is Estádio Governador Ernani Sátiro, usually known as Amigão,[6] inaugurated in 1975, with a maximum capacity of 40,000 people.[8]


The club has a fierce rivalry with city rivals Treze Futebol Clube.


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 Dida Pompeu
Brazil GK Glédson
Brazil GK Jonathan
Brazil DF Danilo
Brazil DF Everaldo
Brazil DF Filipe Ramon
Brazil DF Jairo
Brazil DF Joadson Java
Brazil DF Tiago Sala
Brazil DF Joécio
Brazil DF Paulinho
Brazil DF Ronaell
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Fernando Pires
Brazil MF Cláudio
Brazil MF Rhuan
Brazil MF Daniel
Brazil MF Gil Bala
Brazil MF Chapinha
Brazil MF Tiago Pedra
Brazil MF Jussimar
Brazil MF Negretti
Brazil MF Roger Gaúcho
Brazil FW Raul
Brazil FW Daniel
Brazil FW Adalgiso Pitbull
Brazil FW Rodrigão


1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1979, 1980, 1991, 1993, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2015, 2016
Runners-up (1): 1972


  1. ^ "História" (in Portuguese). Treze Futebol Clube. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  2. ^ "Paraíba State League – List of Champions". RSSSF Brasil. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  3. ^ "Brazil Cup 1961". RSSSF Brasil. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  4. ^ "Brazil 1972 Championship – 2nd Level". RSSSF Brasil. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  5. ^ "I Copa Brasil – 1975 Brazilian Championship". RSSSF Brasil. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  6. ^ a b "Campinense Clube" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  7. ^ Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 1. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. pp. 141–142. ISBN 85-88651-01-7. 
  8. ^ "O Amigão" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 

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