Brazil Serie B 11/25 20:00 38 [8] Sport Recife v Sampaio Correa [15] L 4-1
Brazil Serie B 11/20 23:00 37 [18] Sampaio Correa v Avai [13] W 4-0
Brazil Serie B 11/11 18:30 36 [15] Ituano v Sampaio Correa [16] L 2-1
Brazil Serie B 11/04 22:30 35 [15] Sampaio Correa v Tombense [17] L 1-2
Brazil Serie B 10/28 18:30 34 [7] Criciuma v Sampaio Correa [15] L 3-0
Brazil Serie B 10/20 22:00 33 [13] Sampaio Correa v Vitoria [1] L 0-1
Brazil Serie B 10/14 21:30 32 [11] Ceara v Sampaio Correa [13] D 0-0
Brazil Serie B 10/07 20:00 31 [14] Sampaio Correa v Novorizontino [6] D 1-1
Brazil Serie B 09/29 00:30 30 [19] Londrina v Sampaio Correa [13] L 1-0
Brazil Serie B 09/20 00:30 29 [15] Sampaio Correa v Vila Nova [7] W 2-1
Brazil Serie B 09/16 20:00 28 [16] Sampaio Correa v Chapecoense [17] W 2-0
Brazil Serie B 09/09 20:00 27 [14] Ponte Preta v Sampaio Correa [17] D 0-0


Matches played 58 29 29
Wins 17 11 6
Draws 20 12 8
Losses 21 6 15
Goals for 61 38 23
Goals against 65 25 40
Clean sheets 23 13 10
Failed to score 21 7 14

Sampaio Corrêa Futebol Clube, commonly referred to as Sampaio Corrêa, is a Brazilian professional club based in São Luís, Maranhão founded on 25 March 1923. It competes in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B, the second tier of Brazilian football, as well as in the Campeonato Maranhense, the top flight of the Maranhão state football league.

The club's colors are yellow, green and red. Sampaio Corrêa's nickname is Bolivianos (meaning Bolivians) because its colors are similar to the Bolivian ones. The club is also nicknamed Tricolor de Aço (meaning Steel Tricolour). The club's mascot is a shark.

It has a fierce rival with Moto Club de São Luís which is considered one of the biggest in Brazil.

Sampaio Corrêa is the top ranked team from Maranhão in CBF's national club ranking, at 32nd overall.


On March 25, 1923, the club was founded as Associação Sampaio Corrêa Futebol Clube. Abrahão Andrade was the Sampaio Corrêa's first president. The club is named after a seaplane called Sampaio Corrêa II, which visited the city of São Luís on December 12, 1922, and was commanded by two pilots, the Brazilian Euclides Pinto Martins and the American Walter Hinton. On April 26, 1925, the club played its first official match. Sampaio Corrêa beat Luso Brasileiro 1–0. The goal was scored by Lobo.

On December 17, 1972, the club won the Campeonato Brasileiro Second Division, after beating Campinense in the final. However, there was no promotion to the first division.

In 1997, the club won the Campeonato Brasileiro Third Division, after beating Francana 3–1 in the last match, and was promoted to the following year's Second Division. In 1998, Sampaio Corrêa won the Copa Norte, beating São Raimundo-AM in the final. In the same year, the club reached Copa CONMEBOL's semi-final round. Sampaio Corrêa beat América de Natal in the first round, Deportes Quindío of Colombia in the second round, and was eliminated by Santos in the semi-finals.

Sampaio Correa is a professional soccer team based in the city of São Luís, in the state of Maranhão, Brazil. The team was founded in 1923 and has a rich history in Brazilian soccer. Sampaio Correa is known for its passionate fan base and its commitment to developing young talent.

The team plays its home matches at the Estádio Governador João Castelo, which has a capacity of 40,000 spectators. Sampaio Correa's colors are red, green, and white, and its mascot is a bull.

Over the years, Sampaio Correa has won several regional and national titles, including the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C in 1997 and 2012, and the Campeonato Maranhense 34 times. The team has also participated in the Copa do Brasil and the Copa Libertadores.

Sampaio Correa is known for its attacking style of play, with a focus on quick passing and movement off the ball. The team's current roster includes several talented players, including striker Pimentinha and midfielder Eloir.

Overall, Sampaio Correa is a respected and competitive team in Brazilian soccer, with a loyal fan base and a commitment to developing young talent.