SV Britannia

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SV Britannia Aruba
SV Britannia.svg
Full name Sport Vereniging Britannia
Nickname(s) Pumanan di Piedra Plat
Founded October 12, 1958
Ground Franklin J. Th. Bareño Stadium
Piedra Plat, Aruba
Ground Capacity 3,000
Chairman Cedric Werleman
Manager Jose Luis Durán
League Aruban Division di Honor
2010–11 Regular Stage: 2nd
Playoff Stage: 3rd
Website [[1] Club home page]

Sport Vereniging Britannia is an Aruban football club, which currently plays in Aruba's first division. They are based in Piedra Plat.

History[edit]

SV Britannia was founded in 1958, when an official football team was organised for the local youngsters in Piedra Plat and vicinity. They played their first game in 1960, when beating Vitesse Cashero 3-1. The first board members were; Daniel (Vale) Croes, Henry (Henriche) Croes, Ripoldo Croes, Roland (Rolly) Bareño, Alfredo (Fechi) Bareño, Serapio (Jati) Weller, Joanquin Werleman, Hipolito (Poli) Pereira and Marcolino (Cholin) Erasmus.

SV Britannia promoted to the highest division (Divicion di Honor) in 2001. They clinched the league title so far in 2004/05, 2008/09, 2009/10 and subsequently took part in the 2006 and 2007 CFU Club Championship in an attempt to qualify for the CONCACAF Champions Cup.

International games[edit]

Staff members[edit]

  • D.T.: Venezuela Jose Luis "Chelique" Duran
  • Ass. D.T.: Aruba Jonathan Lake
  • Keepers trainer: Aruba Jorge Lumenier
  • Lider: Aruba Juraine Croes
  • Fisio: United States Frank Velazquez
  • President: Aruba Cedric Werleman
  • Vice President: Aruba Reynaldo Geerman
  • Secretary : Aruba Edgar Berg
  • Treasurer: Aruba Marlon Werleman

Achievements[edit]

2004/05, 2008/09, 2009/10
2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2012/13

Performance in CONCACAF competitions[edit]

Best: 2006 Group-Stage - 1 pt
Year Opponent 1st leg 2nd leg
2005 Suriname SV Robinhood 1 - 2 0 - 2
2006/07 United States Virgin Islands New Vibes 1 - 1
Trinidad and Tobago W Connection 0 - 8
Antigua and Barbuda Sap FC 1 - 7

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Aruba GK Kendrick Dania
2 Aruba DF Rodymar Paesch
3 Aruba DF Jeffrey Rolston
5 Colombia DF Luis A. Murillo
6 Aruba GK Adrian Donayre
7 Aruba DF Carl Geerman
8 Aruba GK Dolfi Benita
10 Colombia MF Enzon Parra
11 Aruba MF Gino Petrocchi
12 Aruba DF Derwin Donata
13 Aruba MF Johnatan Ruiz
14 Aruba DF Rodymar Paesch
16 Aruba DF Rodney "Dedo" Lake
18 Aruba FW John Lugay
No. Position Player
20 Aruba DF Junel Sanchez
21 Jamaica FW Albert Francis
23 Aruba MF Margin Marcel Kock
24 Colombia DF Camilo Escobar
25 Aruba MF Myron Carrion
27 Haiti DF Estiverne Pierresaint
28 Venezuela MF Luis Jose Estrada
32 Aruba MF Taffie Koelie
33 Aruba MF Victor Garcia
35 Aruba MF Ulises "Niño" Nuñez
39 Venezuela MF Renier Paraez
39 Aruba MF Marlon Andrea
39 Colombia MF Sebastián Montoya Escobar
39 Bonaire FW Kenneth Kunst

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