Boyacá Chicó F.C.

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Boyacá Chicó
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Full name Deportivo Boyacá Chicó Fútbol Club S.A.
Nickname(s) Los Ajedrezados (The Checkered)
Founded 26 March 2002; 14 years ago (2002-03-26)
Ground Estadio La Independencia
Tunja, Colombia
Ground Capacity 20,630
Chairman Ricardo Hoyos Ángel
Manager Nelson Olveira
League Categoría Primera B
2016 Primera A, 20th (relegated)
Website Club home page

Boyacá Chicó Fútbol Club is a professional Colombian football team based in Tunja. In 2017, the team will play in the Categoría Primera B after having been relegated. The club was founded on March 26, 2002[1] in Bogotá as Deportivo Bogotá Chicó F.C.,[2] named after one of the city's neighborhoods. After gaining promotion from Primera B in 2003[2] and playing one more season in the capital, the club was relocated to its current ground and renamed Boyacá Chicó F.C. They play their home games at the Estadio de La Independencia stadium.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 2002 as Chicó Futbol Club, after the district of Chicó, in Chapinero, where Eduardo Pimentel, the manager of the project and former player of Millonarios, América de Cali, Independiente Medellín, Deportivo Pereira and the Colombia national football team, was born. The club played their first season in Primera C, finished as champions and were promoted to Primera B. In 2016, after thirteen seasons in Primera A, the team is relegated.[3][4]

Honours[edit]

National Honours[edit]

2008-I
2003
2000

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

The club have appeared in the Copa Libertadores twice, reaching the preliminary round in 2008 and the group stage in the 2009 edition.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 1 February 2017

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

No. Position Player
1 Uruguay GK Víctor García
2 Colombia DF Jhonny Mostasilla
3 Colombia DF Jhon Peña
5 Colombia DF José Díaz
6 Colombia DF Daniel Mosquera
8 Argentina MF Miguel Caneo
9 Colombia FW Edwards Jiménez
10 Colombia MF Neider Morantes
11 Colombia MF Misael Riascos
12 Colombia GK José Escobar
No. Position Player
15 Colombia DF Carlos Díaz
17 Uruguay FW Christian Vaquero
19 Chile DF Alí Manouchehri
20 Colombia DF Fabio Castillo
22 Colombia MF Tomás Sierra
23 Mexico MF Felipe Ponce (on loan from Atl. San Luis)
27 Colombia FW Óscar Balanta
28 Colombia GK Eder Chaux
29 Colombia DF Fausto Obeso
Uruguay MF José Barreto

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
Colombia MF Ángel Watt (at Real Cartagena)
No. Position Player
Colombia FW Jeysen Núñez (at Atlético Bucaramanga)

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

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