Tocantins Esporte Clube

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Tocantins
Full nameTocantins Esporte Clube
FoundedDecember 2, 1975
Ground Abadião, Imperatriz, Maranhão state, Brazil
Capacity12,000
PresidentHarlem Limeira
Head coachGerson Americo

Tocantins Esporte Clube, commonly known as Tocantins, is a Brazilian football club based in Imperatriz, Maranhão state. They competed in the Série C once.

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Imperatriz Municipality in Northeast, Brazil

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History

The club was founded on December 2, 1975. [1] Tocantins won the Campeonato Maranhense Second Level in 2001. The club competed in the Série C in 2002, when they were eliminated in the First Stage of the competition.

The Campeonato Brasileiro Série C is the third tier of the Brazilian football league system.

The football (soccer) Campeonato Brasileiro Série C 2002, the third level of Brazilian National League, was played from August 24 to December 1, 2002. The competition had 65 clubs and two of them were promoted to Série B.

Achievements

Stadium

Tocantins Esporte Clube play their home games at Estádio Frei Epifânio D'Abadia, nicknamed Abadião. [1] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 12,000 people. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 Rodolfo Rodrigues (2009). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. Panda Books. p. 51.
  2. "CNEF – Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2013. Retrieved February 25, 2011.