Goiás Esporte Clube

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Goiás Esporte Clube logo.svg
Full nameGoiás Esporte Clube
Nickname(s)Verdão (Big Green)
Esmeraldino (Emerald Green)
Founded6 April 1947; 73 years ago (1947-04-06)
GroundEstádio da Serrinha
Estádio Serra Dourada
Capacity9,900 (Serrinha)
50,049 (Serra Dourada)
PresidentMarcelo Almeida
Head coachEnderson Moreira
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série A
Campeonato Goiano
Série A, 10th
Goiano, 2nd
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Goiás Esporte Clube is a Brazilian sports club, best known for its association football team, located in Goiânia, Goiás state. It's the biggest club of the Central-West Region. Goiás has won Brazilian's second tier Série B twice, also 28 Campeonato Goiano and 3 Copa Centro-Oeste. Goiás' football team has been a mainstay in premiere Brazilian league Série A and has been promoted to Latin America's Copa Libertadores twice and South America's Copa Sudamericana six times. Its main rivals are Vila Nova, Atlético Goianiense and Goiânia. Goiás has a wide advantage in matches between the two teams.


On 6 April 1943, in a meeting among friends at Lino Barsi's home, Goiás Esporte Clube was founded. In 1973, the team was promoted to the first division of Campeonato Brasileiro. In 1998, the team joined the Clube dos 13 (Clube dos 13 is an organization composed by the greatest teams of Brazil). They won the Série B in 1999 and 2012.


Goiás' stadium is Serrinha, with a maximum capacity of 9,900 people. However, the club plays several matches at Estádio Serra Dourada, built in 1975, with a maximum capacity of 41,574 people.


In its first year of existence, it was said that Goiás had only 33 fans. It is currently the football club with the largest number of fans in Goiás, the North and Midwest regions of Brazil, according to a survey conducted by the Gallup Institute Placar,[1] Serpes, Fortiori and Pluri Consultoria..

Esmeraldino of Central Brazil was found to have the 16th largest number of fans in Brazil, with 1.6 million fans.



  • Força Jovem Goiás

Founded on May 23, 1997, from the extinction of the Green Hell, with the goal of creating an association of fans that really loved Goiás. Jovem Goiás fans managed to win the support and respect among all the emerald, thus becoming the most vibrant and passionate, which now has approximately 12,000 fans.

Headquarters Serrinha[edit]

Administrative Headquarters
Stadium Hailé Pinheiro
  • Serrinha Stadium (Stadium Haile Pinheiro): capacity: 9.900 spectators.
  • Gymnasium covered with capacity for 3,000 people.
  • Complete structure of concentration for the athletes.
  • 2 grasslands training for students of the Little School Sports Initiation.
  • A 25m swimming pool and indoor semi-Olympic heated for Sports Initiation.
  • Parking for 300 vehicles.
  • 2 sand courts for volleyball and lighted futvôlei.
  • Runs to 1-kilometer jogging.
  • Area available for conduct of parties.

Edmo Pinheiro Sports and Recreation Center[edit]

Park Anhanguera
  • 4 grasslands officers.
  • Changing rooms with custom closets (with photo of each player), air conditioning, showers, hot tubs, and special chairs.
  • Technical Committee room with computers, TV and DVD and meeting table, besides an exclusive locker room with shower and toilet.
  • Medical Department
  • Gym
  • Recreation area with kiosk and barbecue.
  • 3 football fields.
  • Lake natural.

The mini-forest with native trees.

  • Playground amusement.

Coimbra Bueno Center[edit]

Aparecida de Goiânia
  • Training Center.
  • Assistance to needy children in the south, and Goiânia.
  • Jogging track.
  • 200 grasslands.


Domestic competitions[edit]

Winners (2): 1999, 2012
Runner-up (1): 1994
Winners (28): 1966, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Winners (3): 2000, 2001, 2002
Runner-up (1): 1990


Runner-up (1): 2010

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A record[edit]

Year Position Year Position Year Position Year Position Year Position
1971 - 1981 24th 1991 15th 2001 10th 2011 -
1972 - 1982 33rd 1992 17th 2002 12th 2012 -
1973 13th 1983 7th 1993 26th 2003 9th 2013 6th
1974 21st 1984 14th 1994 - 2004 6th 2014 12th
1975 17th 1985 35th 1995 8th 2005 3rd 2015 19th
1976 30th 1986 23rd 1996 4th 2006 8th 2016 -
1977 35th 1987 13th 1997 19th 2007 16th 2017 -
1978 14th 1988 13th 1998 22nd 2008 8th 2018 -
1979 7th 1989 10th 1999 - 2009 9th 2019 10th
1980 - 1990 10th 2000 10th 2010 19th 2020

Copa Libertadores record[edit]

Year Position
2006 20th

Copa Sudamericana record[edit]

Year Position
2004 14th
2005 33rd
2007 13th
2009 12th
2010 2nd
2014 12th
2015 27th


First team squad[edit]

As of 1 January 2021.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
3 DF Brazil BRA David Duarte
4 DF Brazil BRA Iago
5 MF Brazil BRA Breno
7 FW Brazil BRA Alyson
9 FW Brazil BRA Rafael Moura
10 MF Brazil BRA Índio
11 FW Brazil BRA Sandrinho
13 DF Brazil BRA Jefferson
15 DF Brazil BRA Heron
16 MF Argentina ARG Ariel Cabral (on loan from Cruzeiro)
17 MF Brazil BRA Shaylon (on loan from São Paulo)
20 MF Colombia COL Sebastián Salazar
21 DF Brazil BRA Daniel Oliveira
23 GK Brazil BRA Tadeu
No. Pos. Nation Player
25 MF Brazil BRA Gustavo Blanco (on loan from Atlético Mineiro)
27 DF Brazil BRA Fábio Sanches
38 DF Brazil BRA Rodrigues
44 MF Brazil BRA Henrique Lordelo
55 DF Brazil BRA Chico
56 MF Brazil BRA Ratinho
70 FW Brazil BRA Vinícius
77 DF Brazil BRA Vidal
80 MF Brazil BRA Miguel Figueira
88 GK Brazil BRA Marcelo Rangel
94 GK Brazil BRA Matheus
95 FW Brazil BRA Douglas Baggio
96 FW Brazil BRA Kaio (on loan from Real Brasília)
99 FW Brazil BRA Fernandão

Reserve team[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK Brazil BRA Márcio Vitor
DF Brazil BRA Cleuber
MF Brazil BRA Flávio Henrique
MF Brazil BRA João Juvena
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Brazil BRA Jhonatan Broca
MF Brazil BRA Marcus Vinícius
MF Brazil BRA Matheus Rezende

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK Brazil BRA Marcos (to Paraná until 30 November 2020)
GK Brazil BRA Sidão (to Figueirense until 30 November 2020)
DF Brazil BRA Yago Rocha (to Náutico until 31 January 2021)
MF Brazil BRA Alisson Taddei (to Criciúma until 30 November 2020)
MF Brazil BRA Filipe Trindade (to Aparecidense until 7 February 2021)
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Brazil BRA Madison (to Confiança until 30 November 2020)
MF Brazil BRA Thalles (to Brasil de Pelotas until 7 February 2021)
FW Brazil BRA Marcinho (to Cuiabá until 31 January 2021)
FW Brazil BRA Samuel (to Londrina until 31 January 2021)
FW Brazil BRA Zeca (to Criciúma until 31 January 2021)

Technical staff[edit]



  1. ^ "Pesquisa: Goiás detém a maior torcida em Goiânia. Vila em segundo" (in Portuguese). Portal 730. 18 August 2009. Archived from the original on 28 June 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2014.

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