Club Sol de América

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Sol de América
Sol de América Emblem
Full nameClub Sol de América
Nickname(s)Los Danzarines
Founded1909; 110 years ago (1909)
GroundEstadio Luis Alfonso Giagni,
Villa Elisa, Paraguay
ChairmanMiguel Figueredo
ManagerJavier Sanguinetti
LeaguePrimera División
2018 Clausura4th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Club Sol de América is a Paraguayan sports club, mostly known for its football team. The club is located in Barrio Obrero, Paraguay, and it was founded in 1909. The stadium Sol de America uses for most of its first division games is located in the suburb city of Villa Elisa on the border of the capital city, Asunción. Sol de America have won the Paraguayan First Division title on two occasions, in 1986 and then again in 1991. They also have a strong basketball team and an athletics department.



1986, 1991
1965, 1977, 2006

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

Best: Quarter-finals in 1989
1989: Quarter-finals

Current squad[edit]

As of 13 September 2018.[1] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Paraguay GK Gerardo Ortiz
2 Paraguay DF Adrian Vargas
3 Paraguay DF Federico Acuña
6 Paraguay MF Edgar Ferreira
8 Paraguay MF Aldo Vera
10 Argentina FW Martín Giménez
11 Paraguay FW Ernesto Alvarez
12 Paraguay GK Ruben Fernandez
14 Paraguay MF José Cabañas
15 Paraguay MF Guido Chávez
16 Paraguay MF Jose Acosta
No. Position Player
17 Paraguay DF Fabio Corvalan
18 Paraguay MF Richard Franco
19 Paraguay FW Arnaldo Zarate
20 Paraguay DF Ivan Villalba
21 Paraguay DF Milciades Portillo
22 Paraguay FW Rodrigo Ruiz Díaz
23 Paraguay DF Andres Duarte
24 Paraguay MF José Salcedo
25 Paraguay MF Ignacio Miño
26 Paraguay FW Cesar Villagra
27 Paraguay DF Gustavo Velazquez
29 Paraguay DF Arnaldo Recalde
30 Paraguay FW Mario Ricardo

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-CONMEBOL players


Other Sports[edit]


Leryn Franco is a director of the athletics department at Club Sol de América.[6]

Sol de América also has an athletics department affiliated with the Federación Paraguaya de Atletismo.[7] Physical preparers of the club are Edgar Torres and 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics javelin thrower Leryn Franco.[8]


Sol de América also has a basketball team participating in the Paraguayan Metropolitan Basketball League.

  • Paraguayan Championship: 9
1982, 1983, 1984, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2007, 2010, 2011

See also[edit]

List of athletics clubs in Paraguay


External links[edit]