Cerro Largo F.C.

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Cerro Largo
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Full name Cerro Largo Fútbol Club
Nickname(s) Arachán
Founded November 19, 2002
Ground Estadio Arquitecto Antonio Eleuterio Ubilla
Melo, Uruguay
Ground Capacity 8,000
Chairman Dr. Ernesto Dehl Sosa
Manager Uruguay Danielo Núñez
League Uruguayan Primera División
2013–14 15th (Relegated)

Cerro Largo Fútbol Club is a football club from Melo in Uruguay. The city of Melo is the capital of the department of Cerro Largo. They are followed by many fans and have the support of many, since it is the only professional team that represents Cerro Largo Department. They currently play in the Uruguayan Primera Division.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 2002, making them one of the youngest teams in Uruguay.

In 2007, after an excellent campaign in the Uruguayan Segunda División, the club was promoted for the first time in their life to the division of privilege of Uruguay where they played for two consecutive seasons.

They are actually competing in the Uruguayan Primera División, for the second time in their history, after beating Club Atlético Boston River in a game that decided who was promoted. They are the only current member of the division not based in the capital, Montevideo, Tacuarembó having been relegated at the end of the 2010–11 season.

International qualification[edit]

The 2011–12 season proved to be the most successful of this team. Once more staying with Danielo Nuñez as coach, the team achieved an excellent Apertura campaign finishing in the fifth position with 27 points. The same position and score was achieved in the Clausura, standing in a historic Cerro Largo 4th place overall in the Uruguayan Championship, which earned the qualification for the 2012 Copa Sudamericana. In this season, key points were the decisive goals of Rino Lucas and Sebastián Sosa who after the season was transferred to Palermo.

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

2012: First stage

Current squad 2015–16[edit]

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 Óscar Castro
2 Uruguay FW Valentín Martins
3 Uruguay DF Marcos Otegui
4 Uruguay DF Daniel Duarte
5 Brazil DF Felipe Navarro
6 Argentina DF Damian Gimenez
7 Uruguay MF Nicolás Leites
8 Uruguay DF Bruno Silva (captain)
9 Uruguay FW Horacio Sequeira
10 Uruguay FW Juan Ignacio Silvera
11 Uruguay MF Diego de Souza
12 Uruguay GK Ramiro Bentancur
No. Position Player
14 Uruguay FW Rino Lucas
15 Uruguay DF Nicolás Camaño
16 Uruguay MF Diego Silva
18 Uruguay MF Álvaro Télis
19 Uruguay FW Jonathan Dos Santos
20 Uruguay MF Bruno Teliz
21 Uruguay FW Matías Tellechea
22 Brazil FW Marcos Neves
23 Uruguay MF Carlos Fernández
26 Uruguay MF Diego Pereira
27 Uruguay MF Rodrigo Álvez

Managers[edit]

Achievements[edit]

Runner Up

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