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.
A.D. Generaleña and A.D. Pérez Zeledón merger [ edit ]
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. In 2010, [1 ] 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. Although, they missed out on the overall championship title, losing against [3 ] Alajuelense 1–4 on aggregate. Club top goalscorer that season was [4 ] Ever Alfaro, also in the team were William Sunsing and Géiner Segura, they were both part of the [5 ] Ticos along their path to 2006's World Cup held in Germany.
Players [ edit ]
Current squad [ edit ]
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Notable Players [ edit ]
Historical list of coaches [ edit ]
Johnny Chávez (July 1, 2005–Dec 31, 2007)
Carlos Restrepo (July 1, 2008–June 30, 2009)
Rafael Bautista Arenas (July 1, 2009–Aug 23, 2010)
Marcelo Herrera (Sept 6, 2010–Dec 31, 2010)
Jeaustin Campos (Jan 1, 2011–Aug 8, 2011)
Carlos Restrepo (Aug 8, 2011–Dec 31, 2011)
Mauricio Wright (Jan 1, 2012–June 30, 2012)
Jafet Soto (July 1, 2012–Aug 20, 2012)
Josef Miso (interim) (Aug 20, 2012–Aug 28, 2012)
Miguel Rossi (Aug 28, 2012–Jan 31, 2013)
Daniel Casas (Feb 1, 2013–April 24, 2013) [6 ]
Odir Jacques (April 25, 2013–June 30, 2013)
Luis Fallas (July 1, 2013–Dec 31, 2013)
Eduardo Méndez (Jan 1, 2014–Feb 18, 2014)
Daniel Casas (Feb 19, 2014–June 30, 2014)
Marvin Solano (July 1, 2014–Sep 16, 2014) [7 ]
Daniel Casas (Oct 24, 2014–) [8 ]
Honours [ edit ]
Champion (1): 2004 Apertura
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]