Club Deportivo Plaza Amador

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Plaza Amador
CD Plaza Amador.png
Full name Club Deportivo Plaza Amador
Nickname(s) Los Leones
El Equipo del Pueblo
Founded April 25, 1955
Ground Estadio Maracaná,
Panama City, Panama
Ground Capacity 6,000
Chairman Panama Gian Castillero
Manager Spain Juan Carlos Garcia
League Liga Panameña de Fútbol
2013 (A) 2nd

Plaza Amador is a Panamanian soccer club, that currently plays in Liga Panameña de Fútbol. It is one of the oldest teams in Panama.

History[edit]

The Social Club and Plaza Amador were founded in 1955 by a legendary figure of Panamanian sports, León Cocoliso Tejada (1927–1982), whom through the years developed a team designed to educate and train players that brought them and the team from inferior divisions up to the first division. After León's death, Andrés Villa, Daniel Vàsquez and Enrique Cajar gathered the colors of the club and returned it to the first division, where they won the distritorial championship, Copa JVC and the first ANAPROF championship.

Honours[edit]

1988, 1990, 1992, 2002, 2005

Performance in CONCACAF competitions[edit]

1997 - Qualifying stage (Central Zone)

Emblems[edit]

Plaza Amador's old crest

The club's colors are the three colors of the Panamanian flag: red, white and blue. Plaza Amador was named after the first President of the Republic, Dr. Manuel Amador Guerrero.

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
2 Panama DF Silvio Morelos
3 Panama DF West Torres
4 Colombia DF Andrés Felipe Santamaría
5 Panama DF Nahil Carroll
6 Panama DF Yamir Vergara
7 Panama MF José Abdul Pinto (Vice-captain)
8 Panama MF Roberto Stewart
10 Panama FW Ricardo Buitrago
11 Panama MF Ángel Lombardo (Captain)
14 Panama FW José Gonzalez
16 Panama DF Antonio Salamín
18 Panama MF Améth Ramírez
No. Position Player
24 Panama DF David Arrue
25 Panama MF Manuel Torres
28 Panama FW Víctor René Mendieta Jr.
29 Panama FW Josiel Nuñez
32 Panama DF Joshua Hawkins
33 Panama MF Aimar Alvarado
34 Panama FW Jahir Catuy
35 Panama FW Luis Hurtado
81 Panama GK José Antonio Marín
-- Colombia DF Ezequiel Palomeque
-- Panama MF Gabriel Avila
-- Panama MF Luis Mendoza

Notable Coaches[edit]

External links[edit]