Maranhão Atlético Clube

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Maranhão
Maranhao atletico clube logo.gif
Full name Maranhão Atlético Clube
Founded September 24, 1932; 84 years ago (1932-09-24)
Stadium Castelão
Ground Capacity 70,000
President França Dias
Head coach Portugal Luís Miguel
Website Club home page

Maranhão Atlético Clube, usually known as Maranhão or MAC, is a Brazilian football club from São Luís, Maranhão state.

History[edit]

Maranhão Atlético Clube was founded on September 24, 1932.[1]

In 1937, Maranhão won the Campeonato Maranhense, which was the club's first title.[2]

In 1979, Maranhão competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A for the first time, finishing in the 26th place.[3]

In 1980, Maranhão competed again in the Série A's first division, finishing in the 44th place (the competition's last position). The club was relegated to the second division.[4]

In 2000, the club was the Copa Norte's runner-up. São Raimundo beat the club in the final.[5]

Titles[edit]

1937, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1951, 1963, 1969, 1970, 1979, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2007, 2013
Runner-up (1): 2000

Stadium[edit]

Main article: Castelão (Maranhão)

The club's home matches are usually played at Castelão stadium, which has a maximum capacity of 70,000 people.

Current squad[edit]

First team[edit]

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 Jr.Ferreira
Brazil DF Joildo
Brazil DF Carlinhos[disambiguation needed]
Brazil DF Naldo[disambiguation needed]
Brazil DF Wellington[disambiguation needed]
Brazil DF Lúcio[disambiguation needed]
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Jean Maranhense
Brazil MF André Ramos
Brazil MF Serginho[disambiguation needed]
Brazil FW Robson
Brazil FW Julhy

Mascot and nickname[edit]

The club's mascot is a goat. Maranhão is nicknamed Bode Gregório, Demolidor de Cartazes, and Quadricolor.

References[edit]

External links[edit]