Independência Futebol Clube

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Full name Independência Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) Timão (Big Team)
Founded August 2, 1946
Ground Estádio José de Melo
Ground Capacity 8,000
José de Melo – ground setting

Independência Futebol Clube or simply Independência is a Brazilian football team which is situated in the city of Rio Branco in the state of Acre. Independência Futebol Clube's home kit is a shirt with green, white and red vertical stripes, white shorts and white socks. They play their home matches at the Estádio José de Melo which has a capacity of 8,000 and they are currently playing in the Campeonato Acriano which they have won 10 times. This makes them the 3rd most successful team in the league's history.


Independência Futebol Clube was founded on August 2, 1946 by a group of entrepreneurs from Rio Branco.[1]


  • Campeonato Acriano:
    • Winners (12): 1954, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1963, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1985, 1988, 1993, 1998


  1. ^ "Independência Futebol Clube" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Retrieved November 10, 2009. 

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