Boyacá Chicó F.C.

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Boyacá Chicó FC
Logo
Full name Deportivo Boyacá Chicó Fútbol Club S.A.
Nickname(s) Los Ajedrezados (The Checkered)
Founded 26 March 2002; 12 years ago (2002-03-26)
Ground Estadio de La Independencia
Tunja, Colombia
Ground Capacity 20,630
Chairman Colombia Ricardo Hoyos Ángel
Manager Colombia José Ricardo Pérez
League Categoría Primera A
2014-I 10th
Website Club home page

Boyacá Chicó Fútbol Club is a professional Colombian football team based in Tunja, that currently plays in the Categoría Primera A. The club was founded on March 26, 2002[1] in Bogotá as Deportivo Bogotá Chicó F.C.,[2] named after one of the city's neighborhoods. After gaining promotion from Primera B in 2003[2] and playing one more season in the capital, the club was relocated to its current ground and renamed Boyacá Chicó F.C. They play their home games at the Estadio de La Independencia stadium.

Boyacá Chicó was the only team based on Boyacá to reach the top flight in Colombian football until 2011, when Patriotas F.C. also achieved the promotion.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 2002 as Chicó Futbol Club, after the district of Chicó, in Chapinero, where Eduardo Pimentel, the manager of the project and former player of Millonarios, América de Cali, Independiente Medellín, Deportivo Pereira and the Colombia national football team, was born. The club played their first season in Primera C, finished as champions and were promoted to Primera B.

Honours[edit]

National Honours[edit]

2008-I
2003
2000

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

The club have appeared in the Copa Libertadores once, reaching the preliminary round in 2008.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of January 8, 2014 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Colombia GK Breiner Castillo
3 Colombia DF Andres Sarmiento
5 Colombia MF Yeison Gordillo
7 Colombia MF Diego Chica
8 Colombia MF Edwin Móvil
9 Colombia FW Juan Pérez
10 Argentina MF Javier Sanguinetti
11 Argentina FW Cristian Alessandrini
12 Colombia GK Andrés Saldarriaga
15 Colombia MF Luis Mena
16 Colombia DF Luis Nuñez
21 Colombia MF Juan Mahecha
22 Colombia DF Jhonny Mostasilla
No. Position Player
Colombia GK Weider Pérez
Colombia DF Edwin Ávila Peñaranda
Colombia DF Wilmer Boyacá
Italy DF Simone Bruni
- Argentina DF Juan Gotta
Colombia DF Yoimar Mosquera
Colombia DF Jair Valencia
Colombia MF Alexander Arrieta
Colombia MF Dany Madrid
Argentina MF Sebastián Alberto Battaglia
Colombia FW Marco Becerra
Colombia FW Editson Córdoba
Colombia FW Armando Carillo

Players with dual citizenship[edit]

Managers[edit]

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]