Deportivo Anzoátegui

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Deportivo Anzoátegui
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Full name Deportivo Anzoátegui Sport Club
Nickname(s) El Acorazado Oriental Aurirojos El Depor
Founded November 9, 2002
Ground Estadio José Antonio Anzoátegui
Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela
Ground Capacity 37,485
Chairman Venezuela Carlos Silva
Manager Argentina Nicolás Larcamón
League Primera División Venezolana
2016 5th

Deportivo Anzoátegui Sport Club is a professional football club based in Puerto La Cruz, Anzoátegui. It was founded in 2002 and promoted to the Venezuelan 1st division in 2007. They won the Copa de Venezuela in 2008.


The club was founded on 9 November 2002 by Juan Pereira and started in the third tier of Venezuelan football. In this first season, they finished unbeaten, winning the division and gained promotion.

They participated in the Venezuelan Second Division for 4 seasons, winning promotion at the end of the 2006–07 season when the Venezuelan Premier Division expanded from 10–18 teams.

In 2008, they won the Copa Venezuela defeating Estudiantes de Mérida in the final, winning 3–1 on aggregate with goals from Alexander Rondon, Emerson Panigutti and Nicolás Massia

Colours and Badge[edit]

The team plays in the colours of yellow and red. The club crest contains an outline of the state of Anzoátegui where the club is based, the year the club was formed as well as a star to commemorate their (at present) only league championship in the 3rd division


Main article(s): Estadio José Antonio Anzoátegui

The club plays their home games at Estadio José Antonio Anzoátegui in the city of Puerto La Cruz. It was built specially for the Copa America 2007 on the site of the previous stadium.


Current squad[edit]

Current squad of Deportivo Anzoátegui (edit)

No. Position Player
1  VEN GK Richard Ruiz
2  VEN DF William Díaz
3  VEN DF Diego Araguainamo
4  GUA DF Elías Vásquez
5  VEN MF Manuel Cuarez
6  VEN DF Jonny Mirabal
7  PAN FW Edwin Aguilar
8  VEN MF José David Moreno
9  VEN FW Alexander Rondon
10  PAN MF Rolando Escobar
11  VEN MF Yorwin Lobo
No. Position Player
12  VEN GK Edixson González
13  VEN DF Juan Fuenmayor
14  VEN DF Edgar Mendoza
15  VEN MF Enmanuel Calzadilla
16  VEN MF Jesús Hernández
17  VEN FW Manuel Arteaga
19  VEN MF Ronald Giraldo
20  POR MF Ricardo Martins
21  VEN MF Robert Hernández
22  VEN FW Junior Marcano
24  VEN MF Ronald Giraldo


2004 (C), 2007 (A)
2008, 2012

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

2009: Preliminary Round
2013: Preliminary Round
2009: First Round
2011: Second Round
2013: First Round


Former Managers[edit]

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