Penya Encarnada d'Andorra

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Penya Encarnada d'Andorra
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Full name Associació Club Penya Encarnada d'Andorra
Nickname(s) Encarnados (Reds)
La Penya
Founded 2009; 8 years ago (2009)
Ground Andorra Football Federation stadiums
Chairman José Manuel da Costa
Manager Rubén Olivera Fidalgo
League Segona Divisió
2015–16 Primera Divisió, 8th (relegated)

Penya Encarnada d'Andorra is an Andorran football team, based in Andorra La Vella. The team currently plays in the Segona Divisió.

History[edit]

Associació Club Penya Encarnada d'Andorra was founded in 2009 as a cultural association for the promotion of football and sport in the parish of Andorra la Vella in defense of the name and honor of the House of Benfica.[1] The team was for the first time promoted to Primera Divisió after finishing first in the 2014–15 season of Segona Divisió.[2] However the club was relegated the following season.[3]

Colors and badge[edit]

Penya Encarnada d'Andorra invokes its Portuguese identity. As the colors and badge are related with the Portuguese club Benfica. The traditional club color are red and black and the badge is a minor varitation of the Benfica's sports club.

Honours[edit]

Winners (1): 2014–15

Recent seasons[edit]

League Season Pos Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Segona Divisió 2009–10 7 14 1 0 13 13 57 −44 3
Segona Divisió 2010–11 7 18 4 1 13 27 50 −23 13
Segona Divisió 2011–12 9 18 2 3 13 26 62 −36 9
Segona Divisió 2012–13 11 22 5 0 17 30 103 −73 15
Segona Divisió 2013–14 14 14 1 1 12 13 74 −61 4
Segona Divisió 2014–15 1 16 13 2 1 70 23 +47 41
Primera Divisió 2015–16 8 20 1 3 16 15 58 -43 3

Current squad[edit]

As of 7 February 2016.[4]

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

No. Position Player
1 Andorra GK Robi
3 Portugal DF Pesqueira
5 Portugal MF Milton
6 Spain MF Sergi (Vice-captain)
7 Portugal FW Carlitos
15 Andorra MF Cristian
19 Portugal FW Sergio Coelho
21 Portugal MF Lucho
22 Portugal MF Nakata (Captain)
24 Andorra DF Miky
25 Portugal GK Lazaro

Personnel[edit]

Technical staff[edit]

Position Name
Head coach Filipe Busto Guerra
Assistant coach José Ferreira
Goalkeeping coach Bruno Dantas
Fitness coach Ruben

References[edit]