A.D. Municipal Pérez Zeledón

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Pérez Zeledón
Full name A.D. Municipal Pérez Zeledón
Nickname(s) Guerreros del Sur
Founded 1962
Ground Estadio Municipal Pérez Zeledón
San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
Ground Capacity 6,000
Chairman Gilberth Fernández
Manager Mauricio Wright
League Primera División de Costa Rica
2014 Invierno Regular Season: 6th
Playoffs: DNQ

Asociación Deportiva Municipal de Pérez Zeledón is a Costa Rican football team playing at the top level in the Primera División de Costa Rica.

It is based in San Isidro de El General. Their home stadium is Estadio Municipal Pérez Zeledón. Their nickname is Guerreros del Sur or The Southern Warriors.


Municipal Pérez Zeledón was founded in 1962 and they reached the Second Division in 1976.[1]

A.D. Generaleña and A.D. Pérez Zeledón merger[edit]

In 1988, Asociación Deportiva Municipal Generaleña won promotion to the Primera Division and in 1991 a second team from Pérez Zeledón, Asociación Deportiva Pérez Zeledón, also clinched the second division title, prompting to merge the teams into Asociación Deportiva Municipal de Pérez Zeledón which would go and represent the canton in the top tier.[1] In 2010, Puma Generaleña was founded as successor to AD Generaleña.[2]

2004 Apertura champions[edit]

The team were surprise winners of the 2004–05 Apertura in the Primera División, their first and only title so far, under the coaching of Carlos Restrepo against Saprissa defeated them on their own home stadium 0–1.[3] Although, they missed out on the overall championship title, losing against Alajuelense 1–4 on aggregate.[4] Club top goalscorer that season was Ever Alfaro, also in the team were William Sunsing and Géiner Segura,[5] they were both part of the Ticos along their path to 2006's World Cup held in Germany.


Champion: 2004 Apertura


Current squad[edit]

  • As of 16 April, 2016.

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 Darryl Parker
3 Costa Rica DF Bryan Espinoza
4 Costa Rica DF Marco Sevilla
5 Costa Rica DF Keylor Soto
6 Costa Rica MF José Carlos Ruiz
7 Costa Rica MF Jorge Gatgens
8 Costa Rica MF Aarón Navarro
10 Costa Rica MF Luis Pérez
11 Costa Rica FW Juan Diego Monge
12 Costa Rica MF Eduardo Valverde
13 Costa Rica GK Luis Gabriel Alpízar
15 Costa Rica MF Jorge Gatgens
16 Costa Rica MF Anthony Mata
No. Position Player
17 Costa Rica MF Jorge Davis
18 Costa Rica MF Din John Arias
19 Costa Rica MF Erick Marín
20 Costa Rica MF Kevin Sancho
21 Costa Rica DF Roy Myrie
23 Argentina DF Leonel Peralta
25 Costa Rica MF Fernando Monge
26 Argentina DF Lucas Meza
27 Mexico FW Luis Ángel Landín
28 Costa Rica MF Diego Brenes
29 Costa Rica FW Andrés Lezcano
77 Costa Rica MF Edder Nelson

Notable Players[edit]

Historical list of coaches[edit]


External links[edit]