Campo Grande Atlético Clube
, or Campo Grande
as they are usually called, is a Brazilian football team
from Campo Grande neighborhood
, Rio de Janeiro
in Rio de Janeiro
, founded on June 13, 1940.
On June 13, 1940, Campo Grande Atlético Clube was founded.
In 1979, the club played the Campeonato Brasileiro First Division
for the first time. Campo Grande finished in the 27th position. The club reached the league's second stage.
In 1982, the club won its only national title so far, the Brazilian Second Division
, after defeating CSA
of Alagoas in the final. Campo Grande's Luisinho was the top goalscorer of the competition, with 10 goals. The club was promoted to tohe following year's first division.
In 1983, the club played the Campeonato Brasileiro First Division for the second time. The club was eliminated in the first stage, playing then a second stage qualification playoff against Paysandu
. After defeating Paysandu, the club qualified to the second stage, finishing in the group's last position. Campo Grande finished in the competition's 24th place.
In 1991, Roberto Dinamite
, Vasco da Gama
's biggest idol and one of the most prolific Brazilian goal scorers ever (he has scored 698 goals in his career, most of them for Vasco), played for Campo Grande.