Londrina

Londrina Esporte Clube, more commonly referred to as Londrina, is a Brazilian professional association football club in Londrina, Parana which currently plays in Serie B, the second tier of Brazilian football, after being promoted from Serie C in 2020. They also in the Campeonato Paranaense, the top division of the Parana state football league.

The club was founded on April 5, 1956 and originally played at the Vitorino Goncalves Dias stadium. Their current stadium, the Estadio do Cafe was built for Londrina's participation in the 1976 Brazilian league championship.

The most successful period for Londrina came between 1976 and 1982 when Londrina competed in Brazil's top league for 6 seasons. They were relegated for the 1980 season but claimed their only national league title by becoming champions of the second division. They have also won the state championship four times, as well as claiming 12 Campeonato do Interior Paranaense titles.

In 2013, Londrina finished in top place in the general classification of the Campeonato Paranaense. Although they did not qualify for the state championship final they won the Interior final and thereby qualified for a place in the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie D, the fourth tier of the Brazilian league system and will also be placed in the draw for the First Round of the Copa do Brasil.

This page also has a version in other languages:  Лондрина (russian)

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