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Associação Atlética Anapolina, or Anapolina as they are usually called, is a Brazilian football team from Anápolismarker in Goiásmarker, founded on January 1, 1948.

Anapolina greatest rival is Anápolis.

Home stadium is the Jonas Duarte stadium, capacity 19,000. They play in red shirts, shorts and socks.

History

The team was founded after a club called Anápolis Sport had gone bankrupt. On April 18, 1948, Anapolina played its first match, against Ferroviário of Araguarimarker. Anapolina won by 3-2. On March 11, 1949, Anapolina played its first interstate match, against Bangu of Rio de Janeiro city, in Anápolismarker. The match was won by Bangu, and the score was 4-2.

Trivia

The team is nicknamed Xata ("annoying" in Portuguese, but it should be noticed that "chata" is the correct spelling of the word) because it has the reputation of defeating the strongest teams of its state, Goiásmarker.

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