Deportes Iquique

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Deportes Iquique
Deportes Iquique Logo.svg
Full name Club de Deportes Iquique S.A.D.P.
Nickname(s) Los Dragones Celestes (The Sky Blue Dragons)
Founded 21 May 1978
Ground Tierra de Campeones Stadium,
Iquique
Ground Capacity 12,000
Chairman Césare Rossi
Manager Leonardo Mas
Coach Jaime Vera
League Primera División
2013 Apertura 6th
Website Club home page
Current season

Club Deportes Iquique S.A.D.P.,[1] is a Chilean professional football club based in Iquique, Chile, that is currently member of the Primera División (first tier) of that country. The team was founded on 21 May 1978, by the merger between Cavancha and Estrella de Chile, being its home ground Tierra de Campeones, which has a capacity of 12,000. Iquique has been Primera División member eighteen times, having its most large period during ten years (1980–1990), integrating thirteen times Primera B and Tercera División four seasons.

They have won three Copa Chile titles (1980, 2010 and 2014), and has participated in both CONMEBOL tournaments: Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana. Regarding players, Fidel Dávila is the club's historic goalscorer with 56 goals, who played four season at Sky-Blues (1980–1984).

They have a fierce local rivalry with San Marcos de Arica, and both clubs have engaged in the "Arica–Iquique derby" since early 1980s. The club's traditional kit colour are entirely sky blue, being a blue dragon in a simply emblem its traditional crest, resembling Cerro Dragón, city's main landscape.

Honours[edit]

1980, 2010, 2014
1979, 2007-C, 2010
2006

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Current squad of Deportes Iquique as of 13 July 2014 (edit)
Sources: Deportes Iquique squad at Football–Lineups.com

No. Position Player
1  CHI GK Rodrigo Naranjo
2  CHI DF Javier Muñoz
3  CHI DF Jorge Moraga
4  CHI DF Marcelo Jorquera
5  CHI MF Rafael Caroca
6  PAR DF Cristian Báez
7  ARG MF Exequiel Benavídez
8  CHI DF Mauricio Zenteno
9  CHI FW Abraham Vargas
10  ARG MF Rodrigo Díaz
11  CHI FW Manuel Villalobos
12  CHI GK Brayan Cortés
13  CHI FW Jonathan Rebolledo
14  CHI FW Misael Dávila
15  CHI DF Boris Rieloff
16  CHI MF Fernando Lazcano
No. Position Player
17  CHI FW Francisco Castro
18  CHI MF Michael Contreras
19  CHI FW Misael Cubillos
20  CHI MF José Luis Silva
22  CHI MF Alvaro Delgado
23  ARG FW Walter Mazzolatti
25  CHI GK Carlos González
26  CHI DF Marco Contreras
27  CHI MF Felipe Herrera
28  CHI MF Bryan Cubillos
29  CHI MF Pablo Dominguez
31  ARG FW Martín Gómez
32  ARG MF Mauricio Yedro
33  CHI GK Alejandro Becerra
34  CHI FW Piero Paz
--  CHI DF Elías Valenzuela

Manager: Héctor Pinto

Managers[edit]

Presidents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UNÁNIME: Desde ahora es Club de Deportes Iquique". Deportes Iquique.cl. 7 November 2010. 

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