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)
Semifinalist (playoffs)

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]

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
2 Chile DF Sebastián Cabrera
3 Chile DF Diego Carrasco
4 Paraguay DF Robert Servín
5 Chile DF Boris Aravena
7 Chile DF Marcelo Pérez
8 Chile MF Jonathan Figueroa
9 Chile FW Diego Alvarado
10 Chile FW Richard Olivares
11 Argentina FW Alejandro Fiorina
12 Chile GK Juan Segovia
13 Chile MF Luis Aguirre
14 Chile MF Renato Tarifeño
15 Uruguay MF Juan Manuel Ferreira
No. Position Player
17 Chile DF Manuel Olivares
18 Chile MF Franco Seida
19 Chile FW Leonardo Monje
20 Chile MF Maximiliano Pizarro
21 Paraguay DF Sixto Ramírez
22 Chile DF Claudio Muñoz
23 Chile MF Ariel Martínez
24 Chile MF Francisco Cortes
25 Chile GK Franco Zambra
26 Chile MF Felipe Arias
29 Argentina MF Leandro Torres
-- Chile DF Pedro Cortés
-- Chile MF Mauricio Riquelme

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