Club Atlético 3 de Febrero

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Not to be confused with Club 3 de Febrero.
3 de Febrero
Full name Club Atlético 3 de Febrero
Nickname(s) Los Rojos
Founded November 20, 1970
Ground Estadio Antonio Oddone Sarubbi
Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
Ground Capacity 28,000
Chairman Paraguay Ciro Aranda
Manager Paraguay José Arrúa[1]
League División Intermedia
2014 Primera División 11th (relegated)

Club Atlético 3 de Febrero is a professional Paraguayan football club from Ciudad del Este, the capital city of the department of Alto Paraná. The club was founded in 1970, and has played 8 seasons (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014) in the Primera División Paraguaya.


3 de Febrero in a fixture against Olimpia Asunción at the Defensores del Chaco in 2011.

The team started playing in the Liga Paranaense and finally made their way to the second division of the Paraguayan League in 2000.

In 2004 the club won the second division title and got promoted to the first division.

In 2011, the club was relegated to the Paraguayan 2nd division, but won the title again in 2013, once again being promoted to the first division.


3 de Febrero's stadium is the Estadio Antonio Oddone Sarubbi, also known as Estadio 3 de Febrero. It is located next to Ciudad del Este's bus terminal. The stadium is on the Avenue General Bernardino Caballero, and was opened in 1973.[2] The capacity of the stadium, is 28,000. It has a grass surface and was renovated in 1999, for which it was utilized as one of the venues of the 1999 Copa América. Fixtures of the 2004 South American U-16 Championship and the 2007 South American U-20 Championship were also disputed at the stadium. The stadium is Paraguay's third largest, according to its seating capacity.[3] The stadium was the venue which saw Paraguayan footballers, Roque Santa Cruz score his first international goal for the Albirroja on 17 June 1999 in a friendly match against Uruguay, and Nelson Haedo score his first international goal for the Albirroja on 17 August 2005 in a friendly match against El Salvador.

Fachada principal del remodelado estadio rojo.


2004, 2013
1973, 1975, 1977, 1986, 1992, 1997

Current squad[edit]

As of 5 July 2014[4]

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

No. Position Player
Paraguay GK Edgar Benítez
Paraguay GK Roque Cardozo
Paraguay GK Miguel López
Paraguay GK Orlando Ramón Rojas
Paraguay GK Antony Silva
Paraguay DF Éver González
Brazil DF Diego Balbinot
Paraguay DF Luis Amarilla
Paraguay DF Edgar Balbuena
Paraguay DF Ángel Fleitas
Paraguay DF Richard Matto
Paraguay DF Ricardo Mazacotte
Paraguay DF Wilson Méndez
Paraguay DF Reinaldo Román
Paraguay MF Silvio Allende
Paraguay MF Johny Costella
Brazil MF Felipe
Paraguay MF Edgar Ferreira
Brazil MF Amaral
Argentina MF Sergio Escalante
Argentina MF Juan Pablo Raponi
Paraguay MF César Llamas
Paraguay MF Luis Moreno
Paraguay MF Jorge Salinas
No. Position Player
Paraguay MF Rodrigo Burgos
Brazil MF Thiago Silva
Paraguay MF Sergio Cabral
Paraguay MF César Cáceres Cañete
Paraguay MF José Carlos Burgos
Brazil MF Makanaki
Paraguay MF Salvador Portillo
Paraguay MF Gustavo Espínola
Paraguay MF José Mendieta
Argentina MF Luciano Ursino
Paraguay MF Juan Hermosilla
Paraguay MF Edgar Zaracho
Paraguay FW Orlando Zayas
Paraguay FW Jorge Torales
Paraguay FW Orlando Muñoz
Paraguay FW Diego Brizuela
Brazil FW Tiago França
Brazil FW Laio
Argentina FW Damián Steinert
Argentina FW Sergio Escalante
Paraguay FW Erwin Ávalos
Paraguay FW Everson Rojas
Paraguay FW Osvaldo Moreno
Paraguay FW Cristian Colmán

Notable players[edit]

To appear in this section a player must have either:
  • Played at least 125 games for the club.
  • Set a club record or won an individual award while at the club.
  • Been part of a national team squad at any time.
  • Played in the first division of any other football association (outside of Paraguay).
  • Played in a continental and/or intercontinental competition.
1990's 2000's 2010's Non-CONMEBOLplayers


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