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 Nelson Acosta
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 a 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 (1980–90), 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 (1980–84).

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, 2013–14
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 Cristián Oviedo
5  CHI MF Rafael Caroca
11  CHI FW Manuel Villalobos
12  CHI GK Brayan Cortés
13  CHI FW Jonathan Rebolledo
14  CHI FW Misael Dávila
16  CHI MF Fernando Lazcano
17  CHI MF César Pinares
18  CHI MF Michael Contreras
19  CHI FW Misael Cubillos
No. Position Player
20  CHI MF José Luis Silva
22  CHI MF Alvaro Delgado
25  CHI GK Carlos González
26  PAR FW Cristian Bogado
28  CHI MF Bryan Cubillos
29  CHI MF Pablo Dominguez
34  CHI FW Piero Paz
--  CHI DF Jorge Moraga
--  CHI DF Marco Contreras
--  CHI DF Elías Valenzuela
--  ARG DF Tomás Charles
--  CHI MF Gabriel Sandoval

Manager: Nelson Acosta

2015–16 Summer 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
-- Argentina DF Tomás Charles (from Unión La Calera)
No. Position Player
-- Chile MF Gabriel Sandoval (from San Marcos de Arica)

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
4 Chile DF Marcelo Jorquera (back to Universidad de Chile)
6 Paraguay DF Cristian Báez (Released)
7 Chile FW Francisco Castro (back to Universidad de Chile)
8 Chile DF Mauricio Zenteno (Released)
15 Chile DF Boris Rieloff (Released)
No. Position Player
23 Argentina FW Walter Mazzolatti (Released)
27 Chile DF Sebastián Toro (back to Colo-Colo)
31 Argentina FW Alberto Martín Gómez (Released)
32 Argentina MF Mauricio Yedro (Released)

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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