Deportes Iquique

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Deportes Iquique
Municipal Iquique.png
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 27 April 2012 (edit)
Sources: Deportes Iquique squad at Football–Lineups.com

No. Position Player
1  CHI GK Rodrigo Naranjo
5  CHI MF Rafael Caroca
8  CHI DF Mauricio Zenteno
9  CHI FW Brandon Olivares
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
19  CHI FW Misael Cubillos
22  CHI MF Luciano Gutiérrez
23  ARG FW Walter Mazzolatti
25  CHI GK Ignacio Sotomayor
27  CHI MF Alvaro Delgado
No. Position Player
28  CHI MF Bryan Cubillos
29  CHI MF Pablo Dominguez
30  CHI DF Marco Contreras
33  ARG MF Exequiel Benavídez
34  CHI FW Piero Paz
--  CHI DF Jorge Moraga
--  CHI DF Elías Valenzuela
--  CHI DF Boris Rieloff
--  CHI DF Marcelo Jorquera
--  ARG DF Cristián Báez
--  CHI MF Michael Contreras
--  CHI MF José Luis Silva
--  CHI FW Francisco Castro

Manager: Jaime Vera

Notable players[edit]

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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