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Full name Tacuary Football Club
Nickname(s) Tacua, Pumas
Founded 1923
Ground Estadio Roberto Bettega
Ground Capacity 15,000
Chairman Argentina Francisco Ocampo
Manager Argentina Gonzalo Ocampo
League Paraguayan Segunda División
2012, 1st Division 11th (relegated)
Current season

Tacuary Football Club is a Paraguayan football team, based in the neighborhood of Barrio Jara, Asunción. The club was founded in 1923. Despite being a small team that got promoted to the first division fairly recently (in 2002), Tacuary qualified to the prestigious Copa Libertadores tournament twice (in 2005 and 2007) and the Copa Sudamericana in 2007. In 2013 it will return to the Paraguayan Segunda División. Tacuary's youth academy has produced players such as Ramón Cardozo, Hernán Pérez, Luis Páez, Ronald Huth and Brian Montenegro.


1953, 1961, 1983, 1999

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

2005: Preliminary Round
2007: Preliminary Round
2007: First Round
2012: First Round

Current squad[edit]

As of June 16, 2010.[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 Adolfo Ávila
2 Paraguay DF Gustavo Giménez
3 Paraguay DF Diego Viera
4 Paraguay DF Juan Núñez
5 Paraguay DF Ronald Huth
6 Paraguay MF Edgar Fernández
7 Paraguay MF Marcos Acosta
8 Paraguay DF Gustavo Noguera
9 Paraguay FW Ramón Cardozo
10 Paraguay MF Raúl Román
11 Paraguay DF Pablo Espinoza
12 Paraguay GK Carlos Servín
13 Paraguay MF Óscar Gómez
No. Position Player
14 Paraguay DF Gregor Aguayo
15 Paraguay MF Gerardo Benítez
16 Paraguay FW Jorge Alvarenga
17 Paraguay FW Jorge Ortega
18 Paraguay DF Marcos Acosta Vera
19 Paraguay MF Nicolás Martínez
20 Paraguay MF Reinaldo Ocampo
21 Paraguay FW Ever Ortiz
22 Paraguay GK Arnaldo Benítez
23 Paraguay MF Marcos Giménez
24 Paraguay DF Ronald Sánchez
25 Argentina FW Fabián Caballero

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.



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