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 Juan José Ribera
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 Municipal Francisco Sánchez Rumoroso, 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]

Runner-up (2): 1991, 2005 Apertura
Winners (2): 1962, 1977
Runner-up (2): 1966, 1990
Runner-up (1): 1970 Copa Isidro Corbinos

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 Franco Zambra
2  ARG DF Elian Parrino
3  CHI DF Diego Carrasco
4  CHI DF Ismael Fuentes
5  CHI DF Rodrigo Moya
6  CHI MF Luis Pavez
7  ARG FW Guillermo Suárez
8  CHI MF Ariel Martínez
9  CHI FW Leonardo Monje
10  CHI MF Francisco Arrué
11  ARG FW Gustavo Lanaro
12  CHI GK Guillermo Orellana
13  CHI GK Jaime Bravo
14  CHI MF Joe Abrigo
No. Position Player
15  CHI MF Luis Aguirre
17  CHI DF Oscar Magaña
18  CHI MF Franco Seida
19  ARG FW Juan Manuel Tévez
20  CHI FW Francisco Cortés
22  CHI DF Matías Gutiérrez
24  ARG MF Gonzalo Menéndez
25  CHI MF Juan Cisternas
26  CHI GK Héctor Pérez
27  CHI FW Atilio Berríos
30  CHI MF Ángel Rojas
--  CHI DF Washington Torres
--  CHI DF Sebastián Cabrera
--  ARG MF Mauro Aguirre

Manager: Juan José Ribera

2015–16 Winter 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 DF Washington Torres (from Ñublense)
No. Position Player

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
23 Chile FW Renato Tarifeño (to U. de Concepción)
No. Position Player

Managers[edit]

External links[edit]