Boca Juniors de Cali

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Boca Juniors
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Full name Boca Juniors de Cali

Boca Juniors de Cali was a professional football team which represented the city of Cali since its creation in 1949 until its exit from professional soccer in 1957. Since its early years it adopted the jersey from the Argentine team Boca Juniors. Nowadays, the team participates in the amateur football of Colombia.


Boca Juniors de Cali was one of the most important teams of its time. It had been in second place at the end of the 1951 and 1952 seasons, finishing behind Millonarios of Bogotá in both cases.

It was also the champion of the Copa Colombia in the 1950-1951 and 1951-1952 seasons. In the 1952-1953 season, they finished in second place, once again behind Millonarios.


In 1957, came the departures of both "...the Unión Magdalena and the Boca Juniors de Cali, great animators in the early years of our professional soccer. Twice champions of the 'Copa Colombia' and twice second place in the professional tournament in 1951-52".[1]

Current squad[edit]

As of 2013 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Colombia GK Adrián Correa
Colombia GK Juan Ibarra
Colombia GK Yeison Lizalda
Colombia DF Hugo Escobar
Argentina DF Ricardo González
Colombia DF Michael López
Peru DF Miguel Malca
Peru DF Víctor Medina
Colombia DF Arley Mestra
Colombia MF Nelson Álvarez
Colombia MF Johan Arango
No. Position Player
Colombia MF Wilfredo de la Rosa
Colombia MF Alexander Díaz
Brazil MF Flávio
Colombia MF Camilo Gutiérrez
Colombia MF Camilo Ospina
Colombia MF Sebastián Piedrahita
Colombia MF Edwin Sánchez
Colombia MF Jesús Valencia
Colombia FW Jairo Hurtado
Colombia FW Jean Rhenals

Notable players[edit]