León de Huánuco

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León de Huánuco
León de Huánuco.jpg
Full name Club Social Deportivo León de Huánuco
Nickname(s) "Los cremas del centro"
(The central highlands cream-colored ones)
Founded 29 June 1946; 68 years ago (1946-06-29)
Ground Estadio Heraclio Tapia,
Huánuco, Peru
Ground Capacity 20,000
Chairman Peru Luis Picón Quedo
Manager Peru Wilmar Valencia
League Torneo Descentralizado
2013 Torneo Descentralizado, 10th
Website Club home page

León de Huánuco is a professional Peruvian football club based in the city of Huánuco. It is the biggest football club of Huánuco city. The club was founded in 1946 and play in the Primera División Peruana (Peruvian First Division).


The club occupies the position 14 in the board accumulated of championships of First Division.

In the 1972 Copa Perú, León de Huánuco was runner-up and classified to the 1973 Torneo Descentralizado.

In the 1980 Copa Perú, León de Huánuco classified to the 1981 Torneo Descentralizado, when defeated Comercial Aguas Verdes.

In the 2000 Copa Perú, León de Huánuco classified to the National Stage, but was eliminated by Coronel Bolognesi in the semifinals.

In the 2001 Copa Perú, León de Huánuco classified to the National Stage, but was eliminated by Deportivo Bolito in the semifinals.

In the 2002 Copa Perú, León de Huánuco classified to the National Stage, but was eliminated by Atlético Universidad in the semifinals.

In the 2006 Copa Perú, León de Huánuco classified to the National Stage, but was eliminated by Sport Huamanga in the round of 16.

On December 12, 2010, at Estadio Monumental, Leon de Huanuco was defeated by Universidad San Martín de Porres in Peru's two-legged final that gave USMP the domestic championship.

Kit and badge[edit]



León de Huánuco has had a long standing rivalry with Alianza Universidad.

Historic Badges[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 21 April 2013.[1]

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

No. Position Player
1 Peru GK Julio Aliaga
2 Peru MF Jorge Molina
4 Peru DF Juan Cámara
5 Peru DF Diego Otoya
6 Peru MF Éver Chávez
7 Peru MF Crifford Seminario
8 Peru FW Pedro Ascoy
9 Peru FW Johan Fano
10 Argentina MF Diego Manicero
11 Peru FW César Ruiz
12 Colombia GK Jorge Rivera
13 Peru MF Paul Bashi
14 Peru DF Carlos Solís
15 Peru DF Renato Zapata
16 Peru MF Anderson Santamaría
No. Position Player
18 Peru FW Jarvey López
20 Peru MF Diego Bustamante
21 Peru GK Jorge Tang
22 Peru DF Willy Rivas
23 Peru MF Víctor Peña
24 Peru MF Daniel Hidalgo
26 Peru MF Carlos Flores
27 Peru MF Jean Franco Zalón
29 Peru FW José Dionisio
30 Colombia DF Javier Arizala
Peru DF Gianfranco Espinoza
Peru DF Junior Huerta
Peru MF Diego Bejarano
Peru FW Edson Goyzueta
Brazil FW

Technical staff[edit]

As of 21 April 2013
Position Name
Manager Peru Wilmar Valencia
Assistant Manager

Notable players[edit]

For a list of all former and current León de Huánuco players with a Wikipedia article, see Category:León de Huánuco footballers.




Runner-up (1): 2010
Winners (2): 1980, 2009
Runner-up (1): 1972


Winners (3): 2000, 2001, 2002
Runner-up (1): 2009
Winners (1): 2006
Winners (7): 1972, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007
Runner-up (2): 2008, 2009
Runner-up (2): 2008, 2009


Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

Competition A P W D L GF GA
Copa Libertadores 1 6 1 2 3 4 8
Copa Sudamericana 1 2 0 0 2 2 4

A = appearances, P = matches played, W = won, D = drawn, L = lost, GF = goals for, GA = goals against.

Season Competition Round Club Home Away
2011 Copa Libertadores Group Stage Bolivia Oriente Petrolero 1–0 0–2
Brazil Grêmio 1–1 0–2
Colombia Junior 1–2 1–1
2012 Copa Sudamericana Q1 Ecuador Deportivo Quito 0–1 2–3

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Mercado de Pases 2012: León" (in Spanish). dechalaca.com. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 

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