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Ciclon del Golfo
Full name Club Social Ciclón del Golfo
Nickname(s) El Ciclón
Founded 2012
Ground Estadio Marcelino Imbers,
La Unión, El Salvador
Ground Capacity 4,000
League Liga de Plata Salvadoreña
Apertura 2015 Apertura 2015 Grupo "B"

Club Social Ciclón del Golfo, commonly known as Ciclon de Golfo is a Salvadoran football club. The team currently plays in La Unión.


Team Foundation[edit]

The foundation of "Ciclón del Golfo" goes back to 2011, in which a group of owners and members will looking to fill the void left by the dissolution of Atletico Balboa.[1] Ciclon de Golfo purchased the spot of Fuerte Aguilares and are playing their first season in the Segunda Division in the 2012 apertura season.

In their very first season went on to win the 2012 Apertura season thanks to a two-one aggregate victory over fellow first timers in the Segunda division Turin FESA, despite losing the first leg one nil Ciclon were able to score two goals at home thanks to Franklin Vinosis Webster and to secure their maiden title.

On the June 2015, Ciclon de Golfo changed their name to the once dissolved club Atetico Balboa.


2012 Apertura

Shirt Sponsorship[edit]

Shirt Manufacturer[edit]

  • FILA


  • FILA
  • Innova S port
  • Ahorre En Acacu DE RL
  • Farmancia Francisco
  • Caja de Credito La Union

Current squad[edit]

As of Apertura 2015:
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
9 El Salvador MF Andrés Vallecido
10 El Salvador DF Jhony Ferman
11 El Salvador FW Rafael Flores
14 El Salvador Daniel Cruz
15 El Salvador Carlos Castro
16 El Salvador Óscar Corea
19 El Salvador DF Marvin Vasquez
21 El Salvador MF Marvin Fuentes
22 El Salvador DF Neymer Canate
23 El Salvador Franklin Ramos
24 El Salvador MF Alfonso Perla
25 El Salvador GK Joel Ortez
26 El Salvador MF Samuel Romero
28 El Salvador Elmer Pereira
33 El Salvador DF Marvin Yanez
34 El Salvador FW Nelson Moreno
El Salvador Elmer Guzman
No. Position Player
El Salvador Carlos Chávez
El Salvador Edson Acosta
El Salvador Elmer Alvarado

El Salvador Aldair Turcios
El Salvador Marvin Coreas
El Salvador Jhony Alvarenga
El Salvador Kevin Cruz
El Salvador Oscar Argueta
El Salvador Moisés Salmerón
El Salvador Alexi Landazuri

Squad Changes for the Apertura 2015[edit]




  • El Salvador (-Oct 2012)
  • El Salvador Nelson Mauricio Ancheta(Oct 2012 – June 2013)
  • Argentina Jorge Chiqui Garcia (June 2013 – July 2013)
  • El Salvador Francisco Robles (July 2013 – Oct 2013)
  • El Salvador José Mario Martínez (Oct 2013 – Dec 2013)
  • El Salvador Omar David Sevilla (Jan 2014 – June 2014)
  • El Salvador David Ramírez (July 2014 – Nov 2014)
  • El Salvador Leonel Guevara and Marvin Rosales (Nov 2014-Dec 2014)
  • El Salvador Mario Joya (Jan 2015 – Feb 2015)
  • Colombia Luis Carlos Asprilla (Feb 2015–Dec 2015)
  • El Salvador Juan Evangelista Zelaya
  • Argentina Andres Tabares (Jan 2016-Feb 2016)
  • El Salvador Julio Cesar Martinez (Feb 2016-)

See also[edit]

Atlético Balboa


  1. ^ balboa volvera a la vida – elsalvadorfc