Amarante FC currently plays in the Campeonato Nacional de Seniores. Série Centro which is the third tier of Portuguese football. The club was founded in 1923 and they play their home matches at the Municipal de Amarante in Amarante. The stadium is able to accommodate 16,800 spectators and was constructed in 1978.
The club is affiliated to Associação de Futebol do Porto and has competed in the AF Porto Taça. The club has also entered the national cup competition known as Taça de Portugal on many occasions.