Portuguesa F.C.

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This article is about the Venezuelan football club. For the Brazilian club, see Associação Portuguesa de Desportos.
Portuguesa FC
Full name Portuguesa Fútbol Club
Nickname(s) Los rojinegros (The red-and-black)
Founded March 2, 1972
Ground Estadio General José Antonio Paez
Acarígua, Venezuela
Ground Capacity 18,000[1]
Chairman Venezuela Generoso Mazzocca
Manager Argentina Horacio Matuszyczk
League Primera División
2016 16th

Portuguesa Fútbol Club, usually known simply as Portuguesa, is a Venezuelan football club.


The club was founded on April 10, 1972, in Acarígua in the northern part of the state of Portuguesa.


Amateur Era (0):
Professional Era (5): 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978
1973, 1976, 1977

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

1997: First Round


The club's colors are red and black.


The club plays their home matches at Estadio General José Antonio Paez, which has a maximum capacity of 18,000 people.

Current first team 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 Venezuela GK Juan Alvarez
4 Venezuela DF Wilfrido Alvarado
5 Venezuela MF Víctor Mendoza R.
7 Venezuela DF Inmer González
11 Venezuela MF Rene de Jesus Salazar
12 Venezuela GK Robert Rivas
14 Venezuela MF Manuel Rodríguez M.
15 Venezuela DF Luís García Urbano
17 Venezuela FW Carlos Alfonzo Rodríguez
19 Venezuela FW Pedro José Lucena
20 Venezuela MF Johnny Lucena
21 Venezuela MF Manuel Martínez G.
22 Venezuela GK Andrés Ulloa
No. Position Player
24 Venezuela MF Francisco Pineda D.
Venezuela DF Freddy Reyes
Venezuela DF Gustavo Rondón
Venezuela DF Andersón Orozco
Venezuela DF Raul González
Venezuela DF Martín López
Venezuela MF Juan Jara
Paraguay MF Walter Avalos
Venezuela FW Juan Manuel Falcón
Brazil FW Leonardo Rocha
Paraguay FW Juan Benítez
Venezuela FW Silvio Rivero


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