Cibao FC

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Cibao FC
Full nameCibao Fútbol Club
Nickname(s)La Bestia Naranja
Founded2015; 5 years ago (2015)
StadiumEstadio Cibao FC
Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Capacity10,000
ChairmanManuel Estrella
ManagerJoaquín Sánchez
LeagueLiga Dominicana de Fútbol
2016Liga Dominicana de Fútbol, 2nd
WebsiteClub website

Cibao Fútbol Club is a Dominican professional football team based in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, founded in 2015. The team plays in the Liga Dominicana de Fútbol.

History[edit]

Cibao Futbol Club was founded on January 1, 2015[1], ahead of the inaugural season of the Liga Dominicana de Fútbol. The club built a new stadium, Estadio Cibao FC, that opened on March 8, 2015.

Cibao FC partnered with the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra and the ARMID Foundation to build the stadium and form a development academy. The Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra contributed 26,187 square meters of land for the construction of the stadium. The ARMID-Foundation Real Madrid Foundation used these facilities to establish the first Real Madrid Foundation's Tecnification School in Latin America, which will be responsible for giving sports and academic training to children and adolescents.[citation needed]

Players[edit]

Current roster[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 Dominican Republic GK Miguel Lloyd
3 Dominican Republic DF César García
4 Dominican Republic MF Richard Dabas
5 Dominican Republic DF Ismael Díaz
6 Dominican Republic DF Óscar Eduardo Florencio
7 Dominican Republic FW Edarlyn Reyes
8 Haiti DF Paulson Pierre
9 Dominican Republic FW José Jáquez Jr.
10 Haiti MF Charles Hérold Jr.
11 Argentina MF Iván Pérez
12 Dominican Republic GK Iván Martínez
13 Dominican Republic MF Rafael Flores (captain)
14 Dominican Republic MF Jean Carlos López
No. Position Player
15 Argentina DF Alan Aciar
16 Dominican Republic FW Heuri Polanco
17 Cameroon MF Frank Angong
18 Dominican Republic MF Julio Fernández
19 Ecuador FW Diego Ávila
21 Dominican Republic DF Mateo Zazo
22 Argentina FW Matías Rotondi
23 Dominican Republic FW Dorny Romero
24 Dominican Republic MF Daniel Flores
25 Dominican Republic GK Fernando Madera
30 Argentina FW Pablo Marisi
45 Dominican Republic FW Adrián Salcedo

Staff[edit]

  • Dominican Republic Edward Acevedo – Head coach
  • Spain Jon López Saenz – Trainer
  • Haiti Sainvilus Scheldeur Junior – Trainer
  • Venezuela Royer Parra – Goalkeeper trainer

Stadium[edit]

Estadio Cibao FC is a football stadium in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, not to be confused with el Estadio Cibao, which is the home stadium for Santiago's baseball team las Águilas Cibaeñas. It is currently used for football matches and hosts the home games of Cibao FC of the Liga Dominicana de Fútbol. The stadium holds 10,000 spectators.

Achievements[edit]

International Achievements[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marshall, Tom. "Cibao FC to make CONCACAF Champions League knockout debut". ESPN.


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