Alumni de Villa María

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Alumni de Villa María
Escudo del Club Alumni de Villa Maria.svg
Full name Club Atlético Alumni
Nickname(s) Fortinero
Founded 4 April 1934; 83 years ago (1934-04-04)
Ground Plaza Manuel Anselmo Ocampo, Villa María
Córdoba Province
Ground Capacity 6,000
Chairman Guillermo Morellato
Manager Héctor Arzubialde
League Torneo Argentino A
2011–12 6th of Zone 2
Website Club website

Club Atlético Alumni (usually referred as Alumni de Villa María) is a football club from the city of Villa María, in Córdoba Province, Argentina. The squad currently plays in Torneo Argentino A, the regionalised third division of the Argentine football league system.

At the end of the 2005–06 season Alumni was promoted from Torneo Argentino B, in which the team won its group, but lost the playoff for automatic promotion. Alumni then went into a promotion/relegation playoff with General Paz Juniors from Argentino A. Alumni won the first leg 5–0, and won the tie 5–2 on aggregate to secure promotion.

The name Alumni derives from one of the most famous clubs from the Amateur era of Argentine football. Buenos Aires English High School, later renamed Alumni Athletic Club, which won 17 championships before being disbanded in 1913.

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