Altos Hornos Zapla

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Altos Hornos Zapla
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Full name Asociación Cultural y Deportiva Altos Hornos Zapla
Nickname(s) Merengues
Founded 4 January 1947; 70 years ago (1947-01-04)
Ground Estadio Emilio Fabrizzi, Palpalá, Jujuy Province, Argentina
Ground Capacity 35,654
Chairman Dante Colque
Manager Héctor Daniel López
League Torneo Argentino B
2011–12 5th of Zona 8 (eliminated)

Asociación Cultural y Deportiva Altos Hornos Zapla is an Argentine Football club from Palpalá, in the Jujuy Province of Argentina. The team currently plays in the regionalised 4th level of Argentinian football, the Torneo Argentino B.

Primera Division Argentina[edit]

The club has played at the highest level of Argentine football on six occasions, when qualified to play in the National tournaments of 1974, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1984 and 1985, but Altos Hornos never made it past the first group stage. Some of the highlights of its time in the top flight include 3 wins over Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) in 1974 and 1978, a win over Newell's Old Boys and Colón de Santa Fe (both in 1974), another victory over Argentinos Juniors in 1979 and a 1–0 victory over Boca Juniors in 1985, being coached by Juan Carlos Murúa.

Titles[edit]

  • La Liga Jujeña: 15

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