C.D. Jalapa

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Jalapa
Full name Club Deportivo Jalapa
Nickname(s) Los Tigres del Jumay (The Jumay's Tigers)
Founded 1978
Ground Estadio Las Flores
Jalapa, Guatemala
Ground Capacity 15,000
Chairman Guatemala Edmundo Ruano
Manager Colombia Franklin Cetre[1]
League Liga Nacional de Fútbol

Jalapa is a Guatemalan professional football club who played in the Liga Nacional, the top level division in the country. They are based in Jalapa and their home stadium is the Estadio Las Flores.

History[edit]

The team was founded on July 10, 1978.[2]

Having been promoted to the Liga Nacional in 2001 under coach Benjamín Monterroso, Jalapa won the domestic cup three times, in 2002, 2005, and 2006.

The club's biggest achievement has been winning the 2007 Apertura tournament, which was the first national championship won in the club's history. The title earned them a berth in the CONCACAF Champions League 2008-09.

Jalapa won their second league championship by defeating Guatemalan great C.S.D. Municipal in the Claus 2009 final. This was their second championship in two years.

2010's[edit]

After Jalapa become champions, they entered into an economic situation resulting in the departure of most of the players, they were relegated to the Liga de Ascenso Nacional. Things did not change for them, they had more economic issues which resulted in their relegation to the Segunda Division and continue being relegated until the team folded.

2012[edit]

There is a new team which play in the same stadium Las Flores called Los Tigres de Jumay which won the Tercera Division and promoted to Segunda Division.

Current squad[edit]

List of football coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Franklin Cetre nuevo técnico de Jalapa – LaRed Deportiva (Spanish)
  2. ^ [1] – Prensa Libre

Honours[edit]

Apertura 2007, Clausura 2009
2002, 2005, 2006

External links[edit]