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Joinville Esporte Clube

Full name Joinville Esporte Clube
Nickname(s) JEC
Tricolor (Tricolour)
Coelho (Rabbit)
Founded January 29, 1976 (40 years ago) (1976-01-29)
Stadium Arena Joinville, Joinville, Brazil
Ground Capacity 22,675
President Nereu Martinelli
Head coach Hemerson Maria
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
2014 Série B, 1st (Promoted)
Website Club home page

Joinville Esporte Clube, JEC or simply Joinville as they are usually called, is a Brazilian football team from Joinville in Santa Catarina. They have the largest number of supporters in the State. Founded on January 29, 1976. They won the Série C once and they have the largest sequence of consecutive state titles, eight (1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985).

Joinville is the third most successful club in Santa Catarina in terms of state championship titles (12), behind Avaí (16) and Figueirense (16).


Joinville was founded on January 29, 1976, after América Futebol Clube football department and Caxias Futebol Clube football department fused. Both clubs were based in Joinville city. The club's Golden Age was in the 1980s, when the club won eight state championships in a row.

Joinville's largest win was on October 31, 1976, when the club beat Ipiranga of Tangará 11-1 at Estádio Municipal de Tangará.

The club won the Copa Santa Catarina in 2009, and then the Recopa Sul-Brasileira in the same year, after beating Serrano Centro-Sul 3-2 in the final.[1] They won the Copa Santa Catarina again in 2011. Joinville also won the Série C in 2011, after beating CRB 3-1 and 4-0 in the final.[2] The club won the Copa Santa Catarina for the third time in 2012. In 2014, the club won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B, returning to the Série A after 29 years of absence.



Main article: Arena Joinville

Joinville's stadium is Arena Joinville, inaugurated in 2004, with a maximum capacity of 22,400 people. The plan is to complete the stadium by the year 2012 with final capacity around 30,000 people.


Joinville's greatest rivals are Avaí, Figueirense and Criciúma.With this last one making the greatest classic of the state.

The matches between Criciúma and Joinville Esporte Clube are called Interior Classic, by the media and fans of these clubs and others [1]. This brings together the two most successful teams of the state.

Mascot and nickname

  • The club's mascot is a rabbit. Joinville is nicknamed JEC, which is an acronym of the club's full name.

Current squad

As of 12 April 2015

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
23x15px GK Agenor (on loan from Internacional)
23x15px GK Jhonatan
23x15px GK Matheus
23x15px GK Oliveira
23x15px GK Vitor
23x15px DF Alef (on loan from Internacional)
23x15px DF André Baumer
23x15px DF Bruno Aguiar
23x15px DF Dankler (on loan from Botafogo)
23x15px DF Danrlei
23x15px DF Dráusio (on loan from Atlético-PR)
23x15px DF Guti
23x15px DF Igor
23x15px DF Héracles
23x15px DF João Lucas
23x15px DF Mário Sérgio
23x15px DF Rogério
23x15px DF Sueliton
23x15px DF Wellington Saci
23x15px MF Anselmo
23x15px MF Augusto César (on loan from Internacional)
23x15px MF Geandro (on loan from Bragantino)
No. Position Player
23x15px MF Kadu
23x15px MF Naldo
23x15px MF Renato (on loan from Palmeiras)
23x15px MF Eduardo (on loan from Fluminense)
23x15px MF Ítalo
23x15px MF Juninho
23x15px MF Marcelinho Paraíba
23x15px MF Marcelo Costa
23x15px MF Niltinho
23x15px FW Bruno Furlan (on loan from Atlético-PR)
23x15px FW Fabinho
23x15px FW Jael
23x15px FW Kempes
23x15px FW Mateus Silva
23x15px FW Popp
23x15px FW Rafael Costa (on loan from FC Seoul)
23x15px FW Rafael Furlan
23x15px FW Tiago Luis
23x15px FW Mariano Trípodi
23x15px FW Welinton Júnior
23x15px FW William Henrique (on loan from Vitória)

Out on loan

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
23x15px DF Bruno Collaço (to 23x15px Sochaux)
23x15px FW Gustavo Sauer (to Metropolitano)
23x15px FW Fernando Viana (on loan at Paraná)

National competitions record

First Division (Série A)

Year Position Year Position
1977 33rd 1983 37th
1978 41st 1984 25th
1979 29th 1985 8th
1980 21st 1986 14th
1981 38th 2015
1982 38th

Second Division (Série B)

Year Position Year Position Year Position
1987 14th 1997 6th 2004 22nd
1988 5th 1998 7th 2012 6th
1989 10th 1999 15th 2013 6th
1990 18th 2000 20th 2014 1st
1991 23rd 2001 9th
1992 27th 2002 12th
1996 15th 2003 14th

Third Division (Série C)

Year Position
2005 11th
2006 17th
2007 18th
2011 1st

Fourth Division (Série D)

Year Position
2010 4th

Brazilian Cup

Year Position
1990 First Round
2001 First Round
2002 First Round
2013 Second Round
2014 First Round


  1. ^ "Joinville vence Serrano e é campeão da Recopa" (in Portuguese). Futebol SC. December 13, 2009. Retrieved December 13, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Joinville goleia CRB e conquista a Série C" (in Portuguese). December 3, 2011. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 

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