Atlético Municipal

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Full name Atlético Municipal
Founded August 1980
Dissolved 4 July 2018
Ground Estadio Álex Pineda Chacón
Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Honduras
Ground Capacity 3,000
Manager Honduras Javier Padilla
League Liga Nacional de Ascenso

Atlético Municipal is a Honduran football club based on Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Honduras. The club currently plays in Liga Nacional de Ascenso de Honduras.


The club was established in August 1980. They were only the second team from the Second Division to beat Honduran giants Olimpia, 3–2 in 2011.[1] During the 2017 Honduran Cup, they reached the Round of 16 after eliminating clear favorites Real C.D. España.[2] On 4 July 2018, it was informed that the club decided to sell its franchise to Santos F.C. quoting financial hardship.[3]


Runners-up (2): 2011–12 A, 2012–13 A

Former managers[edit]


  1. ^ Desafíe a Ismael Archived October 20, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. - La Prensa (in Spanish)
  2. ^ "Real España eliminado por el Atlético Municipal en Santa Cruz de Yojoa". El Heraldo. Retrieved 22 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "El Atlético Municipal deja de existir en la Liga de Ascenso de Honduras". Diario Diez. Retrieved 4 July 2018.