Club Deportivo Árabe Unido

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Árabe Unido
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Full name Club Deportivo Arabe Unido
Nickname(s) El Expreso Azul (The Blue Express)
Los árabes (The Arabs)
La furia colonense (The Fury from Colón)
Founded April 28, 1994
Ground Estadio Armando Dely Valdés
Colón, Panama
Ground Capacity 4,000
Chairman Panama Pedro Gordon
Manager Panama Alfonzo de Moya
League Liga Panameña de Fútbol
2013 (A) 7th

Club Deportivo Árabe Unido is a professional soccer club located in Colón, Panama that plays in Liga Panameña de Fútbol, the highest soccer league in Panama. The club plays its games in Estadio Armando Dely Valdés. DAU has won 10 Liga Panameña de Fútbol championships since 1998, the second highest total of any team since 1988. The club has also finished second 5 times since 1998.


National Titles[edit]

  • Liga Panameña de Fútbol: (10): 1998–99, Apertura 2001, Clausura 2001, Apertura 2002, Apertura 2004, Clausura 2004, Clausura 2008, Apertura 2009, Clausura 2010, Apertura 2012.
1994–95, 1995–96

International Titles[edit]

Runners-up (1): 2002

Performance in CONCACAF competitions[edit]

1996 – Qualifying stage (Central Zone)
2003 – First Round
2009–10 – Quarter-Finals
2010–11 – Group Stage

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 Dominican Republic GK Miguel Lloyd
2 Panama DF Marvin Mitchell
3 Panama MF Alejandro Veléz
4 Panama DF Nahil Carroll
5 Panama FW Manuel Mosquera
6 Panama FW Orlando Rodríguez
7 Panama MF Armando Cooper
8 Panama MF José Justavino
9 Panama DF David Daniels
10 Panama MF Francisco Castañeda
11 Panama FW Victor Rene Mendieta
12 Panama MF Angel Luis Rodriguez
13 Panama FW Luis Gondola
No. Position Player
14 Panama MF Jair Medina
15 Malta FW Steve Pisani
16 Panama DF Enrique Lee
18 Colombia MF Camilo Aguirre
19 Colombia DF Andres Santamaria
20 Panama GK Rigoberto Menchu
21 Panama DF Fidel Macmur
22 Panama DF Omar Camargo
23 Panama MF Eric Davis
24 Panama MF Jose Gómez
25 Colombia MF Mauricio Gonzales
26 Panama DF Erick Davis
27 Panama FW Publio Rodríguez


  • Peru Eliazar Herrera (1998–99)
  • Colombia Richard Parra (2001–??)
  • Colombia Jairo Silva (2003–04)
  • Paraguay Juan Carlos Gómez Cáceres (2004)
  • Spain José Ramón Vecino Fernández (2005–06)
  • Colombia Wiston Cifuentes (2006)
  • Colombia Richard Parra (Aug 2009–Nov 2010)
  • Colombia Wilman Conde (Dec 2010–July 2011)
  • Costa Rica Carlos Pérez Porras (Aug 2011–Nov 2011)
  • Colombia Jair Palacios (Dec 2011–Aug 2014)
  • Panama Julio Dely Valdés (Aug 2014– Dec 2014)
  • Colombia Jesús “Kiko” Barrios (Jan 2015-)

See also[edit]