C.D. ESPOLI

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ESPOLI
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Full name Club Deportivo ESPOLI
Nickname(s)
  • El Equipo Policial (The Police Team)
  • La Poli
  • El Gallito (The Little Rooster)
  • La Chapita (The Badge)
  • Los Gitanos (The Gypsies)
Founded February 5, 1986
Ground Estadio Olímpico Municipal Etho Vega
Ground Capacity 12,000
Chairman Ecuador Gral. Euclides Mantilla Herrera
Coach Ecuador Carlos Calderón
League Serie B
2016 11th (relegated)

Club Deportivo ESPOLI is a professional football team from Quito, Ecuador that now plays in the Segunda Categorìa, the bottom level of professional football in country. The team belong to the Escuela Superior de Policía (ESPOLI), a police academy in Quito.

The closest the team has ever come to a national championship was in 1995, when they came in 2nd place in the national tournament to Barcelona. The result allowed them to participate in the 1996 Copa Libertadores, where they were eliminated in the Round of 16.

Stadium[edit]

Although based in Quito, the team will be chosen Estadio Olímpico Municipal Etho Vega in Santo Domingo for their home stadium. In the past, they have also hosted home game in Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa (1991–95 and 1995–01) and Estadio Chillogallo (2004) in Quito, Estadio Olímpico in Ibarra (1995 and 2002–04), Estadio Guillermo Albornoz in Cayambe (2005–07), and Estadio La Cocha in Latacunga (2007–09).

Achievements[edit]

ESPOLI's original logo.

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

Best: Round of 16

Current squad[edit]

As of March 1, 2016.

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

No. Position Player
Ecuador GK Daniel Viveros
Ecuador GK Luis Vizcaino
Paraguay DF Víctor González
Ecuador DF Henry Medina
Ecuador DF Michael Castro
Ecuador DF Sandro Rojas
Ecuador DF David Mina
Ecuador DF Juan Nazareno
Ecuador DF Bryan Rivera
Ecuador DF Fulman Camacho
Ecuador DF César Velaña
No. Position Player
Ecuador MF Raúl Vargas
Ecuador MF Edgar Bravo
Ecuador MF William Araujo
Ecuador MF Diego Quintanilla
Ecuador MF Walter Molina
Ecuador MF Marco Ramos
Ecuador MF Luis Villacís
Ecuador FW Omar Andrade
Ecuador FW Jhon Chalá
Ecuador FW Fernando Lara
Ecuador FW Wilson Morales

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