San Francisco F.C.

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San Francisco
San Francisco FC (Panama).svg
Full name San Francisco Fútbol Club
de La Chorrera
Nickname(s) Los Monjes
Founded September 1971
Ground Estadio Agustín "Muquita" Sánchez
La Chorrera, Panamá
Ground Capacity 3,000
Chairman Ivan de Ycaza
Manager Pascual Moreno
League Liga Panameña de Fútbol
2015 (C) 2nd
Play-offs: Runner-up

San Francisco Fútbol Club is a professional football team located in La Chorrera, Panamá, that plays in Liga Panameña de Fútbol, the top Panamanian football league. The club plays its games in Estadio Agustín Sánchez.

San Francisco have won 9 Liga Panameña de Fútbol championships, the third highest total of any team since 1988. The club has also finished second 9 times since 1988.


Deportivo La Previsora[edit]

The club of The Chorrera was founded in September 1971, to take part like team of football in the League Distritorial of Football of The Chorrera. However, the club was originally called Club Deportivo La Previsora and played in La Liga Distritorial de Fútbol de La Chorrera. Since, and in continuous form has taken part each year in the training of young sportsmen and collaborators in the development of the sport in The Chorrera.[1] La Previsora was on the losing side both times in the first two seasons of the Panamanian professional league ANAPROF.[2]

San Francisco F.C.[edit]

The club's current name is derived from the patron saint of the La Chorrera District, Francis of Paola (San Francisco de Paula). The club was the best supported club in the LPF in 2011, averaging an attendance of 765 at their matches.[3]

San Francisco's old crest


1994–95, 1995–96, 2005 (C), 2006 (A), 2007 (C), 2008 (A), 2009 (A), 2011 (C), 2014 (A)


Current squad[edit]

First team squad, for Clausura 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 Panama GK Álex Rodríguez
3 Panama DF Rolando Algandona
4 Panama DF Roderick Miller
6 Panama DF Martín Gómez
7 Panama FW Ervin Zorrilla
8 Panama MF Pedro Jeanine
9 Panama FW José Luis Garcés
10 Panama MF Richard David Rodríguez
11 Panama MF Eybir Bonaga
12 Panama DF Carlos Rodríguez
No. Position Player
16 Panama GK Pedro Campos
18 Panama FW Jhonny Enrique Ruiz
20 Panama MF Eduardo Jiménez
21 Panama FW Yairo Yau
22 Panama MF Francisco Bethancourth
23 Panama DF Eric Vásquez
25 Panama DF Francisco Palacios
36 Panama FW Edson Samms
47 Panama FW Abel Aguilar
Colombia MF Carlos Mosquera

Notable Players[edit]



Position Name
Manager Panama Pascual Moreno
Goalkeeping Coach Panama Gaspar Pérez
Fitness Coach Panama Julio Rivera
Club Doctor Panama Dr. Julio González
Kinesiology Panama Víctor Jaén
Utility Panama Marcelino Barrios
Reserve Manager Argentina Leonardo Pipino

Historical list of coaches[edit]


  1. ^ History – San Francisco FC (Spanish)
  2. ^ Se celebran 25 años del fútbol profesional en Panamá – Somos Lasele (Spanish)
  3. ^ San Francisco FC, el equipo con más público – PanamaFutbol (Spanish)
  4. ^ "Jugadores y Staff" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-02-20. 
  5. ^ "Chato" Ramírez sería el DT del San Francisco – Crítica (Spanish)
  6. ^ "Tátara" Guevara asumió como nuevo técnico del San Francisco – Panamá América (Spanish)
  7. ^ San Francisco busca un nuevo técnico – La Estrella Template:Esicon
  8. ^ 'Tátara’ al rescate del herido San Francisco – La Estrella Template:Esicon
  9. ^ Gary Stempel nuevo técnico del San Francisco – San Francisco (Spanish)

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