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São Raimundo Esporte Clube (AM)

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Ground Capacity  10,400
Head coach  Eduardo Clara
Founded  1918
President  Mozart Luís dos Santos
Website  Club home page
Arena/Stadium  Estádio Ismael Benigno

Full name  São Raimundo Esporte Clube
Nickname(s)  Tufão ("Tropical cyclone", in English)
League  Campeonato Brasileiro Série D

São Raimundo Esporte Clube is a Brazilian football team from Manaus in Amazonas, founded on November 18, 1918.


The club is named after their neighborhood. The neighborhood is named after Saint Raymond. Saint Raymond is also the patron saint of the neighborhood of São Raimundo.


In 1915, Risópolis Clube Recreativo was founded by Francisco Rebelo and Professor Assis. On November 18, 1918, the club changed its name to Risófoli Clube Recreativo. In December of the same year the club changed its name to São Raimundo Esporte Clube.

In 1956, São Raimundo played for the first time in Campeonato Amazonense First Division. In 1961, the club won their first state championship. From 1999 to 2001, the club won three Copa Norte titles in a row. These were the club's first regional competition titles.

In 1999, after finishing second in the Brazilian Série C, São Raimundo earned promotion to the Série B, the second division of Brazilian football. It stayed there until 2006, when São Raimundo were relegated to the Série C following a poor campaign in which the club finished 19th out of 20 clubs.


  • Copa Norte: 3
  • Campeonato Amazonense: 7
  • Stadium

    São Raimundo's stadium is Estádio Ismael Benigno, inaugurated in 1961, with a maximum capacity of 16,000 people.


    São Raimundo's greatest rivals are Nacional, Rio Negro and Sul América.


    The club's anthem was composed by Francisco da Silva, in 1997, and it is called just São Raimundo.


  • Comando Azul
  • Furacão Azul
  • Independente Fúria
  • Torcida Organizada da Compensa
  • Torcida Organizada Praiana
  • Tufão Net
  • Velha Guarda
  • References

    São Raimundo Esporte Clube (AM) Wikipedia

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