Club Deportivo Árabe Unido

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Árabe Unido
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Full name Club Deportivo Arabe Unido
Nickname(s) El Expreso Azul (The Blue Express)
Los árabes (The Arabs)
La furia colonense (The Fury from Colón)
Founded April 28, 1994
Ground Estadio Armando Dely Valdés
Colón, Panama
Ground Capacity 4,000
Chairman Pedro Gordon
Manager Sergio Guzmán
League Liga Panameña de Fútbol
2013 (A) 7th
Current season

Club Deportivo Árabe Unido is a professional soccer club located in Colón, Panama that plays in Liga Panameña de Fútbol, the highest soccer league in Panama. The club plays its games in Estadio Armando Dely Valdés. DAU has won 10 Liga Panameña de Fútbol championships since 1998, the second highest total of any team since 1988. The club has also finished second 5 times since 1998.


National Titles[edit]

1998–99, Apertura 2001, Clausura 2001, Apertura 2002, Apertura 2004, Clausura 2004, Clausura 2008, Apertura 2009, Clausura 2010, Apertura 2012, 2015(C)
1994–95, 1995–96

International Titles[edit]

Runners-up (1): 2002

Performance in CONCACAF competitions[edit]

1996 – Qualifying stage (Central Zone)
2003 – First Round
2009–10 – Quarter-finals
2010–11 – Group Stage

Current squad[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
2 Panama DF Rigoberto Niño
3 Panama DF Fidel Cesar
4 Panama DF Eladio Mitre
5 Panama DF Jordy Meléndez
7 Colombia FW Francisco Villalba
8 Panama MF Ángel Patrick
9 Panama FW Abdiel Arroyo
10 Panama FW Renán Addles
11 Panama FW Enrico Small
12 Panama MF José González
13 Panama MF Gabriel Pino
No. Position Player
16 Panama MF Leslie Heraldez
18 Panama MF Daniel López
20 Panama MF Gabriel Chiari
25 Panama MF Abdiel Macea
28 Panama MF Édgar Joel Bárcenas
29 Panama DF Daniel Ortiz
30 Panama MF Josimar Gómez
39 Panama MF Luis Cañate
40 Panama DF Chin Hormechea
65 Panama MF Luis Pereira
69 Panama MF Jean Cedeño
70 Panama DF Eddie Roberts


  • Peru Eliazar Herrera (1998–99)
  • Colombia Richard Parra (2001–??)
  • Colombia Jairo Silva (2003–04)
  • Paraguay Juan Carlos Gómez Cáceres (2004)
  • Spain José Ramón Vecino Fernández (2005–06)
  • Colombia Wiston Cifuentes (2006)
  • Colombia Richard Parra (Aug 2009–Nov 10)
  • Colombia Wilman Conde (Dec 2010–July 11)
  • Costa Rica Carlos Pérez Porras (Aug 2011–Nov 11)
  • Colombia Jair Palacios (Dec 2011–Aug 14)
  • Panama Julio Dely Valdés (Aug 2014–Dec 14)
  • Colombia Alfonso de Moya (Jan 2015–15)
  • Colombia Sergio Guzmán (2015–)

See also[edit]