Sinop Futebol Clube

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Full name Sinop Futebol Clube
Founded January 16, 1977
Stadium Estádio Municipal Gigante do Norte
Ground Capacity 25,000
President Agnaldo Turra
Head Coach Birigui

Sinop Futebol Clube is a Brazilian association football club based in the city of Sinop in the state of Mato Grosso.


On January 16, 1977, Sinop Futebol Clube was founded.[1] The club was eliminated in the First Round by Santos in the Copa do Brasil in 1999 and in the Second Round by São Paulo in the Copa do Brasil in 2000. The club is famous to be the first professional Club of the famous goalkeeper Rogério Ceni.



They currently play in their home stadium, the Estádio Municipal Gigante do Norte, which has a capacity of 25,000.[2]


The club's mascot is a rooster.


  1. ^ Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 1 – Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.
  2. ^ World Stadiums Archived March 12, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.