Sportivo Luqueño

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Sportivo Luqueño
Luqueño Emblem
Full name Club Sportivo Luqueño
Nickname(s) Kure-Luque
Founded May 1, 1921
Ground Estadio Feliciano Cáceres
Luque, Paraguay
Ground Capacity 24,000
Chairman Paraguay Ramón González Daher
Manager Uruguay Eduardo Rivera
League Paraguayan Primera División
2015 Clausura 9th

Club Sportivo Luqueño is a Paraguayan football club, based in the city of Luque on the outskirts of the capital Asunción. Hitherto, the club has won two Paraguayan championship titles.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1921 when three teams from the city of Luque (Marte Atlético, General Aquino and Vencedor) decided to merge and form one single club: Sportivo Luqueño. Only three years after its foundation, the team was already playing in the first division and fighting for the title. So far, Sportivo Luqueño has won three first division titles in the Paraguayan league, in 1951, 1953 and 2007.

For the 1999 Copa América, hosted by Paraguay, the club built a brand new stadium which seats 25,000, making it the third largest in Paraguay (after the Defensores del Chaco in Asunción and the Estadio Antonio Oddone Sarubbi in Ciudad del Este).

The fans of the club are very passionate and that can be seen when visiting the city of Luque, where basically everything is decorated by the club's colors (blue and yellow).

Honours[edit]

1951, 1953
  • Torneo Apertura: 2007
1924, 1956, 1964, 1968

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

First Round (3): 1976, 1984, 2008
Best: Quarter-Finals (1) in 1993
First Round (1) in 1997

Current squad[edit]

As of April 17, 2016.[1][2] 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 Rodolfo Rodríguez
2 Paraguay DF Gustavo Giménez
3 Paraguay DF Robert Aldama
4 Paraguay DF Adalberto Goiri
5 Paraguay MF Pablo Espinoza
6 Argentina MF Cristian Trombetta
7 Paraguay FW Derlis Alegre
8 Colombia MF Vladimir Marín
9 Paraguay FW Gerardo Arévalos
10 Paraguay MF Jorge Nuñez
11 Paraguay FW Adalberto González
13 Paraguay DF Henry Ruiz
15 Paraguay MF Alexis González
No. Position Player
18 Paraguay MF Pedro Chávez
19 Argentina FW Federico Ortiz
20 Paraguay MF Luis Matto
22 Paraguay DF Víctor Ayala
23 Paraguay FW Nicolás Martínez
24 Paraguay DF Juan Escobar
25 Argentina GK Germán Caffa
26 Paraguay DF Alex Garcete
29 Paraguay DF Daniel Pérez
30 Paraguay GK José Aquino
31 Paraguay MF Arturo Vera
35 Paraguay MF Aldo Quiñónez
Paraguay FW Pablo Zeballos

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.

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

http://www.clubsportivoluqueno.com.py/

External links[edit]