Esporte Clube Macapá

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Esporte Clube Macapa logo.gif
Full name Esporte Clube Macapá
Nickname(s) Leão (Lion)
Founded 1944
Ground Milton Rodrigues Stadium (Zerão), Macapá, Brazil
Ground Capacity 5,000

Esporte Clube Macapá, usually known simply as Macapá, is a Brazilian football team from the city of Macapá in the State of Amapá. It was founded on the July 18, 1944. The club is currently playing in the Campeonato Amapaense.


On July 18, 1944, the club was founded as Panair Esporte Clube, by Emanuel de Souza.[1]

In 1946, the club was renamed to its current name, Esporte Clube Macapá.[1]

In 1992, Macapá disputed the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C. The club was eliminated in the first stage, finishing in the third position (out of five clubs) of its group.[2]



Macapá home stadium is Milton Rodrigues stadium, usually known as Zerão.[3] The stadium was built in 1990, and has a maximum capacity of 5,000 people.[4]

Home kit[edit]

Esporte Clube Macapá's home kit is a blue shirt, with white shorts and white socks.[1]


Macapá's logo inspiration is the Brazilian flag. It is a blue circle, with five white stars of different sizes and a curved white band running through it. The club's name E.C. Macapá is inscribed in capital letters in blue inside the band.


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