Parrillas One

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Parrillas One
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Full name Parrillas One
Founded 14 February 1993; 21 years ago (1993-02-14)
Ground Estadio Alfredo León Gómez
Tela, Honduras
Ground Capacity 5,000
President Honduras Luis Girón
Manager Honduras Luis Enrique Cálix
League Liga Nacional

Parrillas One (pronounced Pah-ri-ya Oh-neh) is a Honduran football team based in San Pedro Sula, Cortés.

For the 2012-13 season they played at Estadio Alfredo León Gómez in Tela. They were first promoted to Liga Nacional de Futbol de Honduras in the 2013 where they confirmed they will remain in Tela. The club represents Parrillas y Repuestos One, an automobile body shop.

History[edit]

Etymology of Name[edit]

The name is originates from the automobile shop, Parrillas One. Parrillas stands for [car] grille due to, at the beginning the shop only painted front grille and bumpers, besides body. One (Oh-neh) is company owner's and club chairman's childhood nickname.[1]

Founding and Amateur era[edit]

The club was founded in 1993 as a leisure team for workers of the, at that time, car paint shop, Parrillas One. The team would play pick up games on Saturdays in an amateur fashion. The club did not participate in a league until one Saturday their rivals failed to show up. It was at this moment that owner, Luis García, decided to enroll the team in Liga Comercial Emin Abufelle, a league for company's football teams thus initiating the team's amateur era.[2]

Semi-Professional to Professionalism[edit]

In 2000, Parrillas One bought Palestino's spot in Segunda Division (Second Division). A year later the team reached their first Second Division final against Honduras Salzburg were they were defeated and lost a chance to win promotion to First Division.[3] They would again reach a final in 2010-11 apertura, where luck turned into Parrillas favor and they defeated Yoro on 3-2 aggregated score. Since 2004, promotion to Liga Nacional has been contested by apertura and clausura winners. Parrillas as apertura champions, faced Atlético Choloma to decide promotion and once again lost a chance to play in the Honduran top-flight football.[4] The team club did not have to wait long to once again contest promotion as 2011-12 clausura champions against Real Sociedad. Unluckily, for third time in their short history Parrillas lost a chance for promotion.[5]

First Division[edit]

Things would turn for the better as Parrillas, once again, for three years straight, reached a promotion final as 2012-13 clausura champions. They faced Juticalpa in a new promotion system of one leg, in a neutral stadium. Comayagua was chosen to host the promotion final, where an exciting match ended 1-1 in regular time and Parrillas became the new Liga Nacional team for 2013-14 winning 5-4 in penalties.

They made their debut at Honduras' top level on 10 August 2013 against Vida and won 2-1.[6] They qualified to the play-offs in their first tournament by finishing in 6th place. They qualified over Victoria, finishing with the same points and goal difference but scoring 1 more goal.

Achievements[edit]

Domestic

2010–11 A, 2011–12 C, 2012–13 C.
Runner-up (1): 2001–02.

Current squad[edit]

2013 Apertura Season

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

No. Position Player
Honduras GK Mario Flores
Honduras GK Rony García
Honduras GK Álvaro Juanes
Honduras DF Porciano Ávila
Honduras DF Luis Cálix
Honduras DF Selvin Castellano
Honduras DF René Jiménez
Brazil DF Carlos Eduardo Moura
Honduras DF Jonathan Posas
Honduras DF Arnold Solórzano
Honduras DF Léster Zavala
Honduras MF Julio Bernárdez
Honduras MF Óscar Bonilla
No. Position Player
Honduras MF Anael Figueroa
Honduras MF Jhonny Gómez
Honduras MF Luis Guzmán
Honduras MF Alla Rivas
Honduras MF Wilson Rivera
Honduras MF José Vanegas
Honduras FW Jefferson Bernárdez
Honduras FW Héctor Flores
Honduras FW Luis Lobo
Honduras FW Horacio Parham
Honduras FW Juan José Rodríguez
Honduras Mario Ventura

List of coaches[edit]

References[edit]