Limón F.C.

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Limón
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Full name Limón Fútbol Club
Nickname(s) La Tromba del Caribe
(The Caribbean Whirlwind)
Founded 2009
Ground Estadio Juán Gobán
Ground Capacity 2,900
Chairman Carlos Howden Pascal
Manager Horacio Esquivel
League Liga FPD
2016–17 Invierno 2016: 6th
Verano 2017: 3rd
Second stage: 4th
Overall: 5th

Limón Fútbol Club, commonly known as Limón, is a professional football club based in Limón, Costa Rica. It plays in the Liga FPD.

The team play their home matches at the Estadio Juan Gobán, although the more recent Estadio Nuevo de Limón serves as an alternative ground.

History[edit]

In 2009, local businessman Carlos Howden Pascal decided to invest in local second division soccer team A.D. Limonense, shareholders agreed lease the team and renamed "Limón FC".[1] On 2010 the team quickly returned to Costa Rica top level division Primera Division. By June 2011, Carlos Pascal was encarcerated and his banks accounts frozen,[2] compromising the team financial situation, In 2013 was released but his bank accounts still frozen,[3] Currently some players are receiving bonds as salary until the case is settle.[4] Many players do not only have the job that is playing at Limón. Most of them work in other places like Ports.

Honours[edit]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 2017

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

No. Position Player
1 Costa Rica GK Jairo Monge
3 Costa Rica DF Alvin Bennett
4 Costa Rica MF Kareem McLean
6 Costa Rica MF Miguel Marín
7 Costa Rica MF Michael Soto
8 Costa Rica MF Marvin Esquivel
9 Costa Rica FW Yuaycell Wright
10 Costa Rica MF Alexánder Espinoza
11 Costa Rica MF Steven Williams
12 Costa Rica MF Kendrick Pinnock
13 Costa Rica DF Luis Pérez Castillo
15 Costa Rica DF Greivin Méndez
16 Costa Rica MF Aarón Cordero
18 Costa Rica MF Jemark Hernández
No. Position Player
19 Costa Rica DF Jeikol Peterkin
20 Costa Rica MF Devon Green
21 Costa Rica MF Johnny Gordon
23 Costa Rica MF Yoserth Hernández
25 Costa Rica FW Keyder Bernard
28 Costa Rica DF Joseph Centeno
29 Costa Rica FW Erick Scott
30 Costa Rica DF Maikol Barrantes
31 Costa Rica GK Dexter Lewis
Serbia GK Vladimir Vujasinović
Serbia MF Zoran Zec
Serbia MF Miroslav Bjeloš
Serbia MF Boris Balinovic

Historical list of coaches[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]