Maracanã Esporte Clube

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Full name Maracanã Esporte Clube
Founded January 31, 2005
Stadium Estádio Municipal Ribeirão, Maracanaú, Ceará state, Brazil
Ground Capacity 2,000

Maracanã Esporte Clube, commonly known as Maracanã, is a Brazilian football club based in Maracanaú, Ceará state.


The club was founded on January 31, 2005 and joined the Federação Cearense de Futebol in the same year.[1] Maracanã was promoted to the 2008 Campeonato Cearense Second Level after finishing in the second position in the 2007 Campeonato Cearense Third Level. The team was promoted to the 2013 Campeonato Cearense after they won the Campeonato Cearense Second Level in 2012, when they defeated Pacatuba 4–2 on May 27, 2012 in Horizonte, in the last round of the competition.[2]



Maracanã Esporte Clube play their home games at Estádio Municipal Ribeirão.[3] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 2,000 people.[3]


  1. ^ "Maracanã Esporte Clube" (in Portuguese). Federação Cearense de Futebol. Retrieved June 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Maracanã Esporte Clube receberá troféu amanhã" (in Portuguese). Prefeitura de Maracanaú. May 30, 2012. Retrieved June 16, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Estado do Ceará – Segunda Divisão" (in Portuguese). Escudos de Clubes. Retrieved June 16, 2012.