Operário Futebol Clube (MS)
|Full name||Operário Futebol Clube|
|Founded||August 28, 1938|
|Ground||Morenão, Campo Grande, Brazil|
|2008||Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, eliminated in first stage|
Operário is one of the most successful clubs of the Center-West Region of Brazil in national competitions. The club ended 1977 Campeonato Brasileiro in third, 1979 edition in fifth place and 1981 edition in seventh.
The club was founded on August 28, 1938, by civil construction workers of Campo Grande. The name Operário means Factory Worker in Portuguese.
Since November 29, 1999, Operário is an enterprise. Because of this, the team name changed from Operário Futebol Clube to Operário Futebol Clube S/A. S/A means joint-stock company.
Currently Operário is in a very serious financial crisis and most of its debts are labor debts and tax debts.
- 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978
- 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1996, 1997
Home stadium is the Morenão, capacity 45,000.
- Carlos Castilho
Operário's greatest rival is Comercial.
Symbols and colors
They play in white shirts, black shorts and white socks. Operário's mascot is a rooster.