C.D. Jalapa

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Jalapa
Full name Club Deportivo Jalapa
Nickname(s) Los Tigres del Jumay (The Jumay's Tigers)
Founded 1978
Ground Estadio Las Flores
Jalapa, Guatemala
Ground Capacity 15,000
Chairman Guatemala Edmundo Ruano
Manager Colombia Franklin Cetre[1]
League Liga Nacional de Fútbol
Home colours
Away colours

Jalapa is a Guatemalan professional football club who play in the Liga Nacional, the top level division in the country. They are based in Jalapa and their home stadium is the Estadio Las Flores.

History[edit]

The team was founded on July 10, 1978.[2]

Having been promoted to the Liga Nacional in 2001 under coach Benjamín Monterroso, Jalapa won the domestic cup three times, in 2002, 2005, and 2006.

The club's biggest achievement has been winning the 2007 Apertura tournament, which was the first national championship won in the club's history. The title earned them a berth in the CONCACAF Champions League 2008-09.

Jalapa won their second league championship by defeating Guatemalan great C.S.D. Municipal in the clausura 2009 final. This is their second championship in two years by which they have written history in Guatemala.

2010's[edit]

After Jalapa become champions, they entered into an economic situation making the departure of most of the champions players, they were relegate to the Liga de Ascenso Nacional. The pace did not change for them, they got more economic issues which recurred to relegated the team to Segunda Division and continue they relegation until the team disappear.

2012[edit]

There is a new team which play in the same stadium Las Flores called Los Tigres de Jumay which won the Tercera Division and promoted to Segunda Division.

Current squad[edit]

Apertura 2010 Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Guatemala GK Luis Lucero
Guatemala GK Hugo Cabrera
Guatemala DF Allan Loy
Guatemala DF Geovanny Muralles
Guatemala DF Donaldo Recinos
Guatemala DF Donovan Vásquez
Guatemala DF Josué David Castro
Guatemala DF Ludwin López
Guatemala DF Ángel Medina
Guatemala DF Kevin Portillo
Guatemala MF Jairo Cardona
Guatemala MF Juan José Rodas
Guatemala MF Eder Castillo
Guatemala MF Neftalí Espino
No. Position Player
Guatemala MF Jairo Orellana
Guatemala MF Jimmy Ozaeta
Guatemala MF Brayan Orellana
Guatemala MF Cristián Lima
Guatemala MF Gilmar Pérez
Guatemala FW Gerson Lima
Guatemala FW Endir Esteban
Guatemala FW Víctor Osorio
Guatemala FW Allan Villeda
Guatemala FW Miguel Jiménez
Honduras FW Miguel Héctor Martínez
Colombia FW Emir Rivas
Honduras FW José Güity
El Salvador FW Daniel Palacios

Former Notable Players[edit]

List of football coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Franklin Cetre nuevo técnico de Jalapa - LaRed Deportiva (Spanish)
  2. ^ [1] - Prensa Libre

Honours[edit]

Apertura 2007, Clausura 2009
2002, 2005, 2006

External links[edit]