San Luis de Quillota
|Full name||Club Deportivo San Luis de Quillota|
|Founded||December 8, 1919|
|Ground||Estadio Municipal Lucio Fariña Fernández,
|2014–15||Primera B – 1st, Champions (Promoted)|
San Luis de Quillota also known as San Luis, is a Chilean football club based in Quillota, Valparaíso Region that is a current member of the Campeonato Nacional, being the last champions of the Primera B. The club's home stadium is the Estadio Municipal Lucio Fariña Fernández, that has a 7,680 spectators capacity.
The club was founded on December 8, 1919 in one of the class rooms of a local school (today Instituto Rafael Ariztía de Quillota), choosing as the first president to Manuel Calcagno. The name was in honour of Brother Luis, one of the religious founders of the school Congregación de Hermanos Marista.
In almost 100 years of history, the Club is one of the references in the region of Valparaíso and nationally, being one of the main "players-factory" in Chile.
In 2013, 7 to 8 in-house formed players are the main actors every weekend in the local Championship, having one of the youngest age average in Chile (23 years old). Main work is focused in youth categories, such us under 11, 13, 15 and under 17 years.
Quillota is about 90,000 people, and a transition city between Santiago, the Capital, and Valparaiso, main port of Chile. San Luis de Quillota besides is one of the teams with bigger attendants in Primera B (third in the most recent ranking, after Deportes Temuco and Coquimbo Unido) and bigger of almost half of the Campeonato Nacional, with an average about 3,000 peoples per game.
As 25 July 2015
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- Primera B: 5
- 1955, 1958, 1980, 2009, 2013
- Roque Mercury (1989)
- Francisco Valdés (1990)
- Nelson Cossio (2011)
- Mauricio Giganti (2012)
- Miguel Ponce (2013–14)
- Víctor Rivero (2014–15)
- Mario Sciaqua (2015–)
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