Envigado F.C.

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Envigado FC
Envigado FC logo 2018.png
Full nameEnvigado Fútbol Club S.A.
Nickname(s)El Equipo Naranja (The Orange Team)
Cantera de Héroes (Cantera of Heroes)
Founded14 October 1989; 30 years ago (1989-10-14)
GroundEstadio Polideportivo Sur
Envigado, Colombia
Capacity11,000[1]
ChairmanRamiro Ruiz
ManagerEduardo Lara
LeagueCategoría Primera A
2019–I13th
WebsiteClub website

Envigado Fútbol Club (Spanish pronunciation: [embiˈɣaðo ˈfutβol kluβ]) is a Colombian professional football team based in Envigado, that currently plays in the Categoría Primera A. They play their home games at the Polideportivo Sur stadium. The club was founded on 14 October 1989 and was the first Colombian team from the second division that was promoted to the Categoría Primera A in 1991.

The club is renowned for the quality of its youth development and the number of international stars who have begun their careers with the team including James Rodríguez, Fredy Guarín, Juan Fernando Quintero, among others. It is frequently considered among the best youth academies in South America.

Honours[edit]

Winners (2): 1991, 2007

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 20 July 2019[2]

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

No. Position Player
1 Colombia GK Santiago Londoño
2 Colombia DF Humberto Mendoza
3 Paraguay DF Francisco Báez
4 Colombia DF Santiago Ruiz
5 Colombia DF Santiago Noreña
6 Colombia MF Iván Rojas
7 Colombia FW Wilmar Jordán
8 Colombia FW Yeison Guzmán
10 Colombia MF Alexis Zapata
11 Brazil FW Bruno Moreira
12 Colombia GK Juan Jiménez
13 Colombia DF Jhon Durán
14 Colombia MF Jairo Palomino (captain)
15 Colombia DF Santiago Jiménez
No. Position Player
17 Colombia MF Cristian Arrieta
18 Colombia MF Juan Alberto Mosquera
19 Colombia FW Michael Gómez
20 Colombia MF Michael López
21 Colombia MF Edison López
22 Colombia MF Nicolás Giraldo
23 Colombia MF Yadir Meneses
24 Colombia MF Jesús Morelo
26 Colombia FW Carlos Terán
27 England MF George Saunders
29 Colombia DF Juan Manuel Zapata
Colombia DF Luis Tipton
Colombia FW Arley Rodríguez (on loan from Tigres UANL)

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Colombia MF Mateo Giraldo (at Atlético)
Colombia MF Diego Moreno (at Atlético Huila)

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-02-13. Retrieved 2015-11-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Envigado". Dimayor. Retrieved 20 July 2019.

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