Municipal Pérez Zeledón

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Pérez Zeledón
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Full name A.D. Municipal Pérez Zeledón
Nickname(s) Guerreros del Sur
Founded 1962
Ground Estadio Municipal Pérez Zeledón
San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
Ground Capacity 6,000
Chairman Costa Rica Gilberth Fernández "Siempre Listo"
Manager Uruguay Daniel Casas
League Primera División de Costa Rica
2014 Invierno Regular Season: 6th
Playoffs: DNQ

Asociación Deportiva Municipal de Pérez Zeledón is a Costa Rican football team playing at the top level in the Primera División de Costa Rica.

It is based in San Isidro de El General. Their home stadium is Estadio Municipal Pérez Zeledón. Their nickname is Guerreros del Sur or The Southern Warriors.

History[edit]

Municipal Pérez Zeledón was founded in 1962 and they reached the Second Division in 1976.[1]

A.D. Generaleña and A.D. Pérez Zeledón merger[edit]

In 1988, Asociación Deportiva Municipal Generaleña won promotion to the Primera Division and in 1991 a second team from Pérez Zeledón, Asociación Deportiva Pérez Zeledón, also clinched the second division title, prompting to merge the teams into Asociación Deportiva Municipal de Pérez Zeledón which would go and represent the canton in the top tier.[1] In 2010, AS Puma Generaleña was founded as successor to A.D. Generaleña.[2]

2004 Apertura champions[edit]

The team were surprise winners of the 2004–05 Apertura in the Primera División, their first and only title so far, under the coaching of Carlos Restrepo against Deportivo Saprissa defeated them on their own home stadium 0–1.[3] Although, they missed out on the overall championship title, losing against Alajuelense 1–4 on aggregate.[4] Club top goalscorer that season was Ever Alfaro, also in the team were William Sunsing and Géiner Segura,[5] they were both part of the Ticos along their path to 2006's World Cup held in Germany.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

  • As of January 2015

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

No. Position Player
1 Costa Rica GK Luis Sequeira
4 Costa Rica DF Bryan Sánchez
5 Uruguay FW Christian Yeladian
6 Costa Rica DF Rigoberto Salas
7 Costa Rica MF Jorge Gatgens
8 Costa Rica MF José Garro
9 Colombia MF Camilo Aguirre
10 Costa Rica MF Luis Pérez
11 Costa Rica FW Juan Diego Monge
16 Costa Rica FW Anthony Mata
17 Costa Rica MF Jorge Davis
18 Costa Rica MF Pedro Mora
No. Position Player
20 Costa Rica MF Jeikel Venegas
21 Costa Rica DF Roy Myrie
22 Costa Rica FW Josué Mitchell
23 Costa Rica DF Pedro Leal
24 Costa Rica MF Félix Montoya
28 Uruguay MF José Cancela
29 Costa Rica GK Marco Madrigal
30 Argentina MF Tomás Fonseca
33 Costa Rica GK Bryan Segura
33 Costa Rica DF James Scott
77 Costa Rica MF Luis Barrantes
Costa Rica DF Carlos Calderón

Notable Players[edit]

Historical list of coaches[edit]

Honours[edit]

Champion (1): 2004 Apertura

References[edit]

External links[edit]