Asociación Deportiva Ramonense

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AD Ramonense
Full name Asociación Deportiva Ramonense
Nickname(s) The Poets, Moncho, The Giantkiller
Founded 1953
Ground Estadio Guillermo Vargas Roldán
San Ramón, Costa Rica
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Alejo Castro
Manager Flag of Costa Rica.svg Dervin "Papusa" Barboza
League Segunda División de Costa Rica
2007-08 Primera División de Costa Rica

Asociación Deportiva Ramonense is a Costa Rican football team playing at the top level. It is based in San Ramón, Alajuela. Their home stadium is Estadio Guillermo Vargas Roldán.


Founded on 5 April 1953, Domingo Borja became their first president. He was succeeded by Guillermo Vargas Roldán who oversaw the club's rise to ultimately the top tier of Costa Rican football. They remained there for 20 years until their relegation in 1988, clinched promotion again in 1992 and were in the Segunda División de Costa Rica again from 1999 to 2003 and from 2006 to 2008. They had two players at Costa Rica's first World Cup appearance: Luis Gabelo Conejo and Mauricio Montero.[1]

Ramonense won promotion to the Primera División de Costa Rica for the 2008-09 season by winning a play-off against Municipal Grecia.[2] Ramonense had previously won promotion to the Primera in 1967, 1992 and 2003. Ramonense classify to the second round in the temp 2008-2009.

In 2010, the club was renamed from Asociación Deportiva Ramonense to Club Deportivo Ramonense Poeta de Occidente. In 2012, the club return to its traditional name.

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Costa Rica GK Hanz Zúñiga
20 Costa Rica GK Gabriel Mora
30 Costa Rica GK José Sandí
22 Costa Rica DF Eli Jiménez
5 Costa Rica DF Vinicio Alpizar
3 Costa Rica DF Jeffry Muñoz
4 Costa Rica DF José M. Lara
2 Costa Rica DF Raymond Fernández Fernández
23 Costa Rica DF Lee Arley Zapata Ríos
6 Costa Rica DF Andrey González
7 Costa Rica DF Rachith Gómez
18 Costa Rica DF Ignacio Quesada Rojas
No. Position Player
19 Costa Rica MF Diego Valerio
10 Costa Rica MF Logan Santamaría
8 Costa Rica MF Bryan Solórzano Chacón
12 Costa Rica MF Eduardo Chaves
7 Costa Rica MF Cristian Cisneros Alfaro
24 Costa Rica MF José Guzmán
15 Costa Rica MF Diego Vargas
14 Costa Rica FW Ricardo Ávila
9 Costa Rica FW Yherland McDonald
21 Costa Rica FW Jorge Rodríguez
16 Costa Rica FW Nelson Chávez
13 Costa Rica FW Luis Rodriguez

Notable players[edit]


External links[edit]


  1. ^ Feliz poema futbolero - UNAFUT (Spanish)