Nacional Potosí

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Nacional Potosí
Club Atletico Nacional Potosi.svg
Full name Club Atlético Nacional Potosí
Founded March 24, 1942
Ground Estadio Victor Agustín Ugarte
Ground Capacity 30,000
Chairman Wilfredo Condori
Manager Carlos Fabián Leeb
League Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano
Apertura 2015 10º
Website Club home page

Nacional Potosí is one of Bolivia's oldest football clubs, it was founded on March 24, 1942. The team played in second division football most of its years. When in 2004 it came under the ownership of Emilio Alave, the team embarked on a serious attempt to win promotion to the professional league, coming close in 2007 when losing to Aurora on the relegation play-off. The following year Nacional came back and won the Copa Simon Bolívar, gaining promotion to first division. In 2009 Nacional made his debut in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano. However, the club couldn't survive its first season and was relegated.


National Honours[edit]

Runners-up (1): 2007


Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Spain GK Jon Azpillaga
2 Bolivia DF Luis Aníbal Torrico
3 Spain MF Bidari García
4 Bolivia DF Juan Sánchez
5 Bolivia DF Wálter Rioja Ugarte
6 Bolivia MF Eliseo Dury
7 Bolivia FW Sebastián Molina
8 Bolivia MF Andrés Irahola
9 Bolivia FW José Carlos Muñoz
10 Bolivia MF Darwin Peña (Captain)
11 Bolivia MF Ignacio A. García
12 Bolivia GK Yadín Salazar
No. Position Player
14 Bolivia FW Pastor Torrez
15 Bolivia MF Wilber Mendoza
16 Bolivia MF Darwin Lora
17 Bolivia DF Ronald Gallegos
19 Bolivia MF Ricardo Verduguez
22 Bolivia DF Edgar Escalante
24 Argentina MF Oswaldo Hobecker
26 Bolivia DF Sergio Moruno
30 Spain FW Bruno Pascua
- Bolivia MF Juan Pablo Rioja
- Bolivia DF Gustavo León



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