Alebrijes de Oaxaca

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Alebrijes de Oaxaca
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Full name Alebrijes de Oaxaca Fútbol Club
Nickname(s) Los Alebrijes (The Alebrijes)
Founded December 10, 2012; 5 years ago (2012-12-10)
Ground Estadio Tecnológico de Oaxaca
Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
Ground Capacity 14,950 [1]
Owner Grupo Tecamachalco
Chairman Santiago San Román
Manager Irving Rubirosa
League Ascenso MX
Apertura 2017 5th (Champion)
Website Club website

Alebrijes de Oaxaca Fútbol Club is a Mexican football team based in the city of Oaxaca, located in the state of Oaxaca. They play in the second tier of Mexican football league, Ascenso MX. The team was created when the Tecamachalco franchise won the Segunda División title and earned the promotion to the Ascenso MX. Due to poor infrastructure they were unable to participate, which led to the formation of the new Oaxaca franchise.

History[edit]

In the team's search for a new venue, the owners of the Tecamachalco franchise received support from the Oaxacan state government. They also received support from a group of businessmen led by Carlos Ojeda of Laredo, who wanted to bring professional football back to the state of Oaxaca.

On December 10, 2012, the president of the Liga MX, Ascenso MX and Decio de María made the official announcement at the state capital building of the start of a new football club.[2][3] The name of the club was changed to "Alebrijes" following a vote by the public. The new name refers to the colorful folk sculptures made in the state.

On July 20, 2013, they played their first Ascenso MX game, drawing 2–2 with Atlético San Luis. On April 9, 2014, Alebrijes lost the Clausura 2014 Copa MX finals against Liga MX giants Tigres UANL by 3–0 at the Estadio Universitario.

On December 2, 2017, Oaxaca defeated FC Juárez on penalties to win the Apertura 2017 Ascenso MX tournament.[4]

Stadium[edit]

Alebrijes de Oaxaca will play their home matches at the Estadio Tecnológico de Oaxaca in Oaxaca City, Oaxaca. The stadium capacity is 14,950 people. Its surface is covered by natural grass.

Players[edit]

First-team 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 Mexico GK Gerson Marín
2 Mexico DF Daniel Cervantes (on loan from Necaxa)
3 Colombia DF David Álvarez
4 Argentina DF Rodrigo Noya (on loan from Veracruz)
5 Uruguay DF Emilio MacEachen (on loan from Peñarol)
6 Mexico DF Orlando Pineda (on loan from UNAM)
7 Mexico MF Raymundo Torres (on loan from Atlante)
8 Mexico MF Renato Román (on loan from Toluca)
9 Mexico FW Luis Madrigal (on loan from Monterrey)
10 Mexico MF David Toledo (on loan from Guadalajara)
11 Mexico MF Gael Acosta (on loan from Monterrey)
12 Mexico MF Juan Carlos López (on loan from Querétaro)
13 Mexico DF Édgar Alaffita (on loan from Necaxa)
14 Mexico DF Rolando González (on loan from Tapachula)
15 Mexico FW Ricardo Monreal
No. Position Player
16 Mexico MF Édgar Huerta (on loan from Morelia)
17 Mexico MF Fernando Vázquez (on loan from Atlas)
18 Mexico MF Sergio Nápoles (on loan from Guadalajara)
20 Mexico MF Fernando Cortés (on loan from Pachuca)
21 Mexico FW Taufic Guarch (on loan from Zacatecas)
23 Mexico GK Édgar Hernández (on loan from Querétaro)
24 Mexico FW Sergio Rodríguez (on loan from Atlas)
25 Mexico MF José Tehuitzil (on loan from BUAP)
26 Mexico FW Carlos Cauich (on loan from Atlante)
27 Mexico DF Armando Escobar (on loan from Guadalajara)
28 Mexico FW Martín Zúñiga (on loan from América)
29 Mexico MF Carlos Rosel (on loan from América)
30 Mexico GK Luis Robles
31 Mexico DF José Medina

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Uruguay GK Lucero Álvarez (at BUAP)
Mexico DF Martín Castillo (at UAT)
Argentina DF Diego Menghi (at Tampico Madero)
Mexico MF Diego Martínez (at Tampico Madero)
No. Position Player
Mexico MF Óscar Sánchez (at UAT)
Mexico MF Ernesto Vázquez (at UAEM)
Mexico FW Jesús Moreno (at UAT)

Managers[edit]

Honours[edit]

Winners: Apertura 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://nl.soccerway.com/teams/mexico/alebrijes-de-oaxaca/24935/venue/
  2. ^ "Nacen los Guerreros de Oaxaca". Televisadeportes.esmas.com. Retrieved 2013-08-12. 
  3. ^ "Guerreros de Oaxaca, será el equipo 16 en el Torneo Apertura 2013 del Ascenso MX". Oncetitular.com. 2012-12-09. Retrieved 2013-08-12. 
  4. ^ "Alebrijes se Coronó en el Apertura 2017" (in Spanish). 2 December 2017. Retrieved 3 December 2017.