Trem
Full nameTrem Desportivo Clube
Nickname(s)Locomotiva (Locomotive)
Rubro-negro Amapaense (Red and Black from Amapá)
Founded1 January 1947; 75 years ago (1947-01-01)
GroundZerão
Capacity13,680
PresidentSocorro Marinho
Head coachSandro Macapá
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série D
Campeonato Amapaense
2021Amapaense, 1st of 7 (champions)
WebsiteClub website

Trem Desportivo Clube, or simply Trem is a Brazilian professional football club based in Macapá, Amapá. It competes in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série D, the fourth tier of Brazilian football, as well as in the Campeonato Amapaense, the Amapá state football league.

History

On January 1, 1947,[1] the club was founded as Trem Desportivo Clube by Bellarmino Paraense de Barros, Benedito Malcher, the brothers Osmar and Arthur Marinho, and Walter and José Banhos, among others, at one of the most important and traditional [2] Macapá neighborhoods.[3]

In 1993, the club competed in the Copa do Brasil for the first time. The club was eliminated in the first stage, by Remo (first leg, at Zerão stadium, Macapá, Remo won 5–0, the second leg, at Mangueirão, Belém, Remo won again, 2–0).[4] In 1999, due to financial difficulties, the club closed its football section. However, some years later, the club reopened it.[3] In 2008, Trem competed again in the Copa do Brasil, but was eliminated in the first stage by Paraná.[5]

In 2022, he applied one of the biggest rout in the history of the Brasileirão Série D, when he thrashed Náutico, of Roraima for 10 x 2, in Zerão

Stadium

Main article: Zerão

Trem Desportivo's home stadium is Estádio Milton Corrêa, usually known as Zerão,[3] inaugurated in 1990, with a maximum capacity of 5,000 people.[6]

Club colors

The club's colors are red and black.[7] The club's home kit, and its logo are heavily inspired by Flamengo ones. The home kit is composed of red and black horizontal stripes, white shorts and black socks.[8]

Name and mascot

The club name Trem means train in Portuguese language. It was the name of the neighborhood where the club was founded. The neighborhood was founded in the 19th century.[9]

Trem's mascot is a locomotive, simply named Locomotiva.[9] Locomotiva is also the club's nickname.[1]

Honours

Winners (6): 1952, 1984, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2021
Winners (5): 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990

References

  1. ^ a b (in Portuguese) Trem Desportivo Clube at Futebol do Norte Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ (in Portuguese) Portal Amapá
  3. ^ a b c (in Portuguese) Trem Desportivo Clube at Arquivo de Clubes
  4. ^ 1993 Copa do Brasil at RSSSF Archived August 26, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ 2008 Copa do Brasil at RSSSF Archived December 11, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ (in Portuguese) Estádio Milton Corrêa (Zerão) at Templos do Futebol
  7. ^ (in Portuguese) Trem Desportivo Clube at Times Brasileiros Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 1 – Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.
  9. ^ a b Especial Placar – 500 Times do Brasil, São Paulo: Editora Abril: 2003.