General Belgrano de Santa Rosa

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Club General Belgrano
Club General Belgrano.jpg
Full name Club General Belgrano de Santa Rosa
Nickname(s) Tricolores
Founded 1919
Ground Estadio Nuevo Rancho Grande
Av. Belgrano Norte 730
Villa Alonso
Santa Rosa, La Pampa
Argentina
Ground Capacity 12,000
League Liga Cultural de Fútbol de La Pampa

Club General Belgrano de Santa Rosa is a football team from Santa Rosa, La Pampa, Argentina.[1]

Background[edit]

Club Defensores de Belgrano was founded on 28 April 1919 in Santa Rosa, the capital of the La Pampa Province. The club name was later shortened to Club General Belgrano and the nickname of Tricolores was adopted reflecting the three colours of black, red and white on the club shirt.[2][3]

The team's original league was the Liga Cultural de Fútbol de La Pampa. From 1995/96 to 2000/01 the club spent 6 seasons in the Torneo Argentino A.[4]

The club is located in Av. Belgrano Norte 730 in the neighborhood Villa Alonso. There is a sports/leisure hall, a buffet, a swimming pool, a stadium (known as Nuevo Rancho Grande) with a capacity of around 12,000 people, training facilities and a BMX track.[2][5]

The club has won 9 local championships of the Liga Cultural making it the third most successful club in the province behind local neighbours Club Atlético All Boys (33 championships) and Atlético Santa Rosa (10 championships).[2][3][6]

Honours[edit]

  • Liga Cultural de Fútbol de La Pampa Champions: 1930, 1932, 1952, 1978, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2008 and 2009 (9 occasions).[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Club General Belgrano de Santa Rosa". Soccerway. Perform. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "Club General Belgrano (Santa Rosa — La Pampa) - taringa.net". Taringa. Retrieved 2012-09-26. 
  3. ^ a b "Club General Belgrano – Historia – cgblapampa.com.ar". Club General Belgrano. Retrieved 2012-09-26. [dead link]
  4. ^ Sergio Hernández (24 September 2009). "LIST OF ARGENTINIAN CLUBS AND DIVISIONAL MOVEMENTS (Professional Era 1931-2007/08): Indirectly Affiliated Teams". RSSSF. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "Club General Belgrano – Estadio – cgblapampa.com.ar". Club General Belgrano. Retrieved 2012-09-26. [dead link]
  6. ^ a b "Club General Belgrano – Titulos – cgblapampa.com.ar". Club General Belgrano. Retrieved 2012-09-26. [dead link]

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