|Full name||Rionegro Águilas S.A.|
|Nickname(s)||Las Águilas Doradas (The Golden Eagles)|
|Founded||16 July 2008(as Itagüí Ditaires)|
|Ground||Estadio Alberto Grisales
|Owner||Talento Dorado S.A.|
|League||Categoría Primera A|
|Website||Club home page|
Rionegro Águilas is a professional Colombian football team based in Rionegro that currently plays in the Categoría Primera A. They play their home games at Alberto Grisales stadium. The club also has a futsal team.
In 2008 the team was founded after a group of investors led by former football player José Fernando Salazar bought the team Bajo Cauca and relocated it to Itagüí. The team had very good results in the Categoría Primera B. In 2010 they became champions and advanced to the Categoría Primera A, while also reaching the final of the Copa Colombia. They had their debut in the Categoría Primera A in 2011 as Itagüí Ditaires, being the first time in the Categoría Primera A that four teams from the same department competed for the grand prize.
The team was expelled from Itagüí in May 2014, following a dispute between the club's chairman and the city's mayor regarding the financial support received by the club from Itagüí's government. The decision to expel the club from the city was made by the mayor after being publicly criticized by the club's chairman for the scarce support provided to the club. This incident meant the team would change its name to Águilas Pereira, moving to the city of Pereira and playing its home matches at Hernán Ramírez Villegas stadium, change approved by DIMAYOR's Assembly in an extraordinary meeting on July 14, 2014. In March 2015, the club moved to Rionegro, changing its name to Águilas Doradas., and on January 5, 2016 the club announced it would be changing its name to Rionegro Águilas and its kit colour would be switched from its traditional golden to red.
- Winners (1): 2010
- Runners-up (1): 2009
- Runners-up (1): 2010
- As of 17 February 2017
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
|Colombia||Héctor Estrada||July 1, 1994 – June 30, 1995|
|Colombia||Carlos Hoyos||Jan 1, 2009 – Nov 11, 2009|
|Colombia||Álvaro de Jesús Gómez||Jan 1, 2010 – Nov 30, 2010|
|Colombia||Carlos Hoyos||Dec 30, 2010 – April 30, 2011|
|Colombia||Álvaro de Jesús Gómez||May 1, 2011 – Dec 31, 2011|
|Colombia||Hernán Torres||Jan 1, 2012 – June 30, 2012|
|Colombia||Leonel Álvarez||July 7, 2012 – Dec 13, 2012|
|Colombia||Jorge Luis Bernal||Jan 8, 2013 – Dec 7, 2013|
|Colombia||Alberto Gamero||Dec 16, 2013 – May 9, 2014|
|Colombia||Jorge Luis Bernal||3, June 2014 – 23, Sept 2014|
|Argentina||Óscar Héctor Quintabani||Sept 24, 2014 – Dec 31, 2014|
|Colombia||Álvaro de Jesús Gómez||Jan 1, 2015 – April 6, 2015|
|Argentina||Óscar Héctor Quintabani||April 7, 2015 – Sept 28, 2015|
|Colombia||Néstor Otero||Sept 29, 2015–1?|
- Official page in DIMAYOR.com
- "Cambio de nombre a Rionegro Águilas". DIMAYOR.com.co (in Spanish). 22 January 2016.
- ""Las Águilas Doradas fueron expulsadas de Itagüí", Fernando Salazar" ["The "Golden Eagles" were expelled from Itagüí", Fernando Salazar]. Win Sports. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
- "De manera unánime, la DIMAYOR autorizó a Águilas Doradas jugar en Pereira" [Unanimously, DIMAYOR authorized Águilas Doradas to play at Pereira]. Win Sports. Retrieved July 15, 2014.
- "Águilas ya tiene 'nido': jugará en Rionegro". Futbolred.com (in Spanish). March 18, 2015.
- "Águilas Doradas cambia su nombre a Rionegro F.C.". Golcaracol.com (in Spanish). January 5, 2016.