Atlético Municipal

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Municipal
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.

History[edit]

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]

Achievements[edit]

Runners-up (2): 2011–12 A, 2012–13 A

Former managers[edit]

References[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". ElHeraldo.hn. El Heraldo. Retrieved 22 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "El Atlético Municipal deja de existir en la Liga de Ascenso de Honduras". Diez.hn. Diario Diez. Retrieved 4 July 2018.