Club de Deportes Green Cross

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Green Cross
Full name Club de Deportes Green Cross
Nickname(s) Los pijes
Founded 1916
Ground Estadio Municipal de Temuco
Ground Capacity 22,000
League Primera División
1984 23rd

Green Cross, is an extinct Chilean sports club based in the city of Santiago until 1965, when they moved to Temuco.

The club were founded on June 27, 1916, and their first chairman was Francisco Tapia. It was one of the 8 teams that founded the professional Chilean football league, in 1933.

The club had other sports branches besides football; these were basketball, cycling, and waterpolo.

The club won their first, and only Chilean league title in 1945.

In 1965 moved to Temuco where they merged with the local football team Deportes Temuco, and since then, they were known as Green Cross Temuco, until 1985 when the club was folded.

National honours[edit]

1960, 1963


See also[edit]