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 Jorge Contador
Manager Juan José Ribera
League Primera B
2015–16 14th

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.



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.


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 2016 (edit)
Sources: ANFP Official Web Site

No. Position Player
1  CHI GK Franco Cabrera
2  CHI MF Luciano Araya
3  CHI DF Diego Carrasco
4  CHI DF Washington Torres
5  USA DF Modou Jadama
6  CHI MF Pedro Cortés
8  CHI MF Iván Ledezma
9  CHI FW Leonardo Monje
12  CHI GK Gonzalo Mall
13  CHI MF Kilian Delgado
14  ARG MF Mauro Aguirre
15  CHI DF Nicolás Crovetto
16  CHI MF Sebastián Galani
17  CHI DF Oscar Magaña
18  CHI MF Franco Seida
No. Position Player
20  CHI FW Daniel Malhue
21  CHI DF Alejandro Gaete
22  URU DF Manuel Fernández
23  CHI FW Atilio Berríos
24  ARG MF Gonzalo Saucedo
25  CHI GK Daniel Retamal
26  CHI GK Francisco Cordero
27  CHI MF Marco Collao
28  CHI FW Fabián Ahumada
30  CHI MF Ángel Rojas
--  CHI DF Sebastián Cabrera
--  CHI DF Nicolás Vargas
--  CHI FW Sebastián Gómez
--  ARG FW Sebastián Pol
--  URU FW Leandro Reymúndez

Manager: Juan José Ribera

2016–17 Winter Transfers[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 Franco Cabrera (from Deportes Iberia)
-- Chile GK Gonzalo Mall (from Deportes Valdivia)
-- Chile GK Daniel Retamal (from Magallanes)
-- Chile DF Washington Torres (from Ñublense)
-- Chile DF Alejandro Gaete (from Deportes Concepción)
-- United States DF Modou Jadama (loan from Colo-Colo)
-- Uruguay DF Manuel Fernández (from Deportes Concepción)
-- Chile DF Nicolás Crovetto (from F.C. Südtirol)
No. Position Player
-- Argentina MF Mauro Aguirre (from Deportes Iberia)
-- Chile MF Iván Ledezma (from Cobreloa)
-- Argentina MF Gonzalo Saucedo (from Defensores de Salto)
-- Chile MF Kilian Delgado (from Deportes Valdivia)
-- Chile FW Jaime Droguett (loan from Unión San Felipe)
-- Chile FW Daniel Malhue (loaned from Colo-Colo)
-- Chile FW Sebastián Gómez (loan from Universidad de Chile)
-- Chile FW Fabián Ahumada (loan from Palestino)


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

No. Position Player
2 Argentina DF Elian Parrino (to FK Shkëndija)
4 Chile DF Ismael Fuentes (Released)
5 Chile DF Rodrigo Moya (Released)
6 Chile MF Luis Pavez (to Potros UAEM)
7 Argentina FW Guillermo Suárez (to Douglas Haig)
8 Chile MF Ariel Martínez (back to Colo-Colo)
11 Argentina FW Gustavo Lanaro (to Deportes Valdivia)
12 Chile GK Guillermo Orellana (to Deportes Copiapó)
No. Position Player
13 Chile GK Jaime Bravo (to Deportes La Pintana)
15 Chile MF Luis Aguirre (to Deportes Copiapó)
20 Chile FW Francisco Cortés (Released)
21 Chile DF Michael López (to Deportes Vallenar)
22 Chile DF Matías Gutiérrez (to Malleco Unido)
23 Chile FW Renato Tarifeño (to U. de Concepción)
26 Chile GK Héctor Pérez (Released)
28 Argentina MF Gonzalo Menéndez (to FK Shkëndija)


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