Club Bolívar

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Bolívar
Club Bolivar-04.svg
Full name Fútbol Club Bolívar
Nickname(s) La Academia (The Academy)
Los Celestes (The Sky Blues)
Founded April 12, 1925
Ground Estadio Hernando Siles
La Paz, Bolivia
Ground Capacity 42,000
Chairman Guido Loayza & Marcelo Claure
Manager Xabier Azkargorta
League Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano
Clausura 2014
Website Club home page

Club Bolívar is a football club from Bolivia, founded in La Paz on 12 April 1925. Their home stadium is Estadio Libertador Simón Bolivar (25,000), but they usually play at Estadio Hernando Siles (42,000) due to its greater capacity.

In 1964, Bolivar was relegated to the second division for the first and only time in their history.[1]

Club Bolivar is the most successful team in Bolivia, having played 26 finals and won 17 of them.

Colors[edit]

Bolivar traditional home colors are light blue, traditional away colors are dark blue or white.

Rivalry[edit]

Club Bolivar's classic rival is The Strongest. Both teams are from La Paz.

Achievements[edit]

National Honours[edit]

1978, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2002, 2004-A, 2005-AD, 2006-C, 2009-A, 2011-AD, 2013-C
1950, 1953, 1956, 1968, 1976
  • Liga de Fútbol Amateur Boliviano: 6
1932, 1937, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942
2009, 2010
1979, 1989, 1990, 2001
Runner-up (3): 1980, 1992, 1999

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

Best: Semi-Finals in 1986 and 2014
1986 and 2014 - "Semi-Finals"
Best: Final in 2004.
2004 - Finalist
1996 - First Round

†Currently in competition. See 2014 Copa Libertadores

Current squad[edit]

For Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano 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 Bolivia GK Romel Quiñoñez
2 Bolivia DF Edemir Rodríguez
3 Bolivia DF Ricardo Hugo Sagardia
4 Bolivia DF Lorgio Álvarez
5 Bolivia DF Luis Alberto Gutiérrez
6 Bolivia MF Erwin Saavedra
8 Bolivia MF José Luis Chávez (on loan from Atlas)
9 Spain MF José Luis Sánchez Capdevila
10 Bolivia MF Rudy Cardozo
11 Bolivia FW Gerardo Yecerotte
26 Bolivia GK Widen Rojas
14 Bolivia MF Jaime Arrascaita
15 Spain MF Juanmi Callejón
16 Bolivia MF Wálter Flores
No. Position Player
17 Bolivia FW Juan Carlos Arce
18 Colombia MF Víctor Córdoba
19 Paraguay DF Nelson David Cabrera
20 Bolivia MF Leandro Maygua
21 Bolivia DF Ronald Eguino
22 Bolivia FW Miguel Suárez
23 Colombia FW Óscar Rodas
24 Bolivia DF Francisco Rodríguez
25 Bolivia MF Damir Miranda
27 Ecuador FW Carlos Tenorio
Bolivia DF Alejandro Méndez
Bolivia DF Stalin Taborga
Bolivia GK Guillermo Vizcarra (on loan from Vitória)

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Bolivia MF Jhasmani Campos (on loan to Al-Orobah)
Bolivia MF Leonel Justiniano (on loan to Nacional Potosí)
Argentina MF Damián Lizio (on loan to O'Higgins)
No. Position Player
Bolivia DF Leonel Morales (on loan to Real Potosí)
Bolivia DF Juan Carlos Zampiery (on loan to San José)
Bolivia GK Diego Zamora (on loan to Nacional Potosí)

2014 Winter transfers[edit]

In[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Bolivia DF Francisco Rodríguez (transfer from Aurora)
Ecuador FW Carlos Tenorio (transfer from El Nacional)
Colombia FW Óscar Rodas (transfer from Santa Fe (previously on loan to Envigado))
No. Position Player
Colombia MF Víctor Córdoba (transfer from Real Cartagena)
Bolivia MF José Luis Chávez (loan transfer from Atlas (previously on loan to Blooming))
Bolivia GK Guillermo Vizcarra (loan transfer from Vitória)

Out[edit]

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

No. Position Player
8 Uruguay FW William Ferreira (transfer to Leones Negros de la Universidad de Guadalajara)
18 Bolivia FW Ricardo Pedriel (transfer to Mersin İdmanyurdu)

Coaching Staff[edit]

Position Staff
Manager Spain Xabier Azkargorta
Assistant First Team Coach Bolivia Vladimir Soria
Goalkeeper Coach Bolivia Héctor Bertaina
First Team Fitness Coach TBA
Assistant First Team Fitness Coach TBA
Head Opposition Scout TBA
Senior Opposition Scout TBA
Medical Director Bolivia Guillermo Aponte
Reserve Team Manager Bolivia Oscar Villegas
Youth Team Manager TBA

Notable Players[edit]

See also Category:Club Bolívar players.

Managers[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]