Coquimbo Unido

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Coquimbo Unido
Coquimbo Unido
Full name Club de Deportes Coquimbo Unido
Nickname(s) Piratas (Pirates)
Aurinegros (Gold and Black)
Founded August 15th, 1957
Ground Francisco Sánchez Rumoroso
Coquimbo, Chile
Ground Capacity 18,750
Chairman Fernando Sánchez
Manager Víctor Hugo Castañeda
League Primera B
2013–14 2nd (general)
Semi-finalist (play-offs)

Coquimbo Unido, is a Chilean football club based in the city of Coquimbo. The club was founded August 15, 1957 and plays in the second division of the Chilean football league. Their home games are played at the Estadio Francisco Sánchez Rumoroso stadium, which has a capacity of approximately 18,750 seats.

History[edit]

Stadium[edit]

Inside view of the new stadium.

The home stadium of Coquimbo Unido its Estadio Municipal Francisco Sánchez Rumoroso, the stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Coquimbo, Chile. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The former stadium was inaugurated on July 1, 1970 and hold 17,750 people.

In 2007 the stadium was selected as a venue for the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. In order to comply with FIFA standards, a completely new stadium was built. Its capacity was increased from 15,000 to 18,750. The new stadium has the shape of ship so as to homage Coquimbo's oceanic tradition. The city has been famous due to its port and pirate lore. The stadium was inaugurated on November 9, 2008.

Honours[edit]

Domestic honours[edit]

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

Best: First Round in 1992
1992: First Round

Current squad[edit]

Current squad of Coquimbo Unido as of 26 July 2015 (edit)
Sources: ANFP Official Web Site

No. Position Player
1  CHI GK Guillermo Orellana
2  ARG DF Elian Parrino
3  CHI DF Diego Carrasco
4  CHI DF Ismael Fuentes
6  CHI MF Luis Pavez
7  ARG FW Guillermo Suárez
8  CHI MF Ariel Martínez
9  CHI FW Leonardo Monje
10  CHI FW Mario Salgado
11  ARG FW Lucas Farías
12  CHI DF Claudio Calderón
13  CHI GK Jaime Bravo
14  CHI MF Renato Tarifeño
15  CHI MF Manuel Olivares
16  ARG MF Miqueas Lapalma
17  CHI DF Oscar Magaña
18  CHI MF Franco Seida
No. Position Player
19  ARG FW Gustavo Lanaro
20  CHI DF Rodrigo Moya
21  CHI FW Francisco Cortés
23  CHI DF Michael López
24  ARG MF Gonzalo Menéndez
25  CHI MF Juan Cisternas
26  CHI GK Héctor Pérez
27  CHI FW Atilio Berríos
28  CHI MF Emilio Hernández
29  CHI DF Sebastián Cabrera
30  CHI MF Ángel Rojas
31  CHI MF Luis Aguirre
32  SPA MF Carlos Martínez
 CHI DF Matías Gutiérrez
 CHI GK Franco Zambra
 CHI MF Darwin Araya

Manager: Víctor Hugo Castañeda

2015–16 Summer Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

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

No. Position Player
-- Chile GK Jaime Bravo (from Audax Italiano)
-- Chile DF Rodrigo Moya (from Deportes Melipilla)
-- Chile DF Matías Gutiérrez (from Colo-Colo)
No. Position Player
-- Chile MF Luis Pavez (from Ñublense)
-- Chile MF Ángel Rojas (from Chania)
-- Argentina MF Gonzalo Menéndez (Loan from Audax Italiano)

Out[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Argentina GK Patricio Abraham (Released)
4 Paraguay DF Robert Servín (to Deportivo Santaní)
9 Chile FW Diego Alvarado (to Deportes Puerto Montt)
No. Position Player
11 Argentina FW Alejandro Fiorina (to San Luis de Quillota)
21 Paraguay DF Sixto Ramírez (to Nacional)

Managers[edit]

External links[edit]