Sporting San Miguelito

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Sporting San Miguelito
Sporting San Miguelito.svg
Full name Academia de Futbol Sporting San Miguelito
Nickname(s) La Academia
Founded 1989
Ground Estadio Bernardo "Candela" Gil
Panama City, Panamá
Ground Capacity 2,400
Chairman Panama Lucas Aleman
Manager Panama Mario Anthony Torres
League Liga Panameña de Fútbol
2014 (C) 4th
Playoffs: Champions

Academia de Futbol Sporting San Miguelito is a Panamanian football team playing at the first level, Liga Profesional de Fútbol. It is based in San Miguelito.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1989 by Cesar Morales as Sporting '89. In 1997, they beat Chorrillo to earn a promotion to the Liga Panameña de Fútbol. They made their top tier debut on 19 July 1997 against Chiriquí[1] and they later changed their name to Sporting Coclé and finally Sporting San Miguelito.

They also played at different stadiums: starting at the Estadio Bernardo "Candela" Gil, then the El Ciruelito” de Antón and the Estadio Luis Ernesto (Cascarita) Tapia but since the reign of chairman Lucas Aleman they play at the Estadio Oscar Suman Carrillo at Panama University.[1]

Honours[edit]

Clausura 2013
1996–97

Current squad[edit]

First team squad, as of August 17, 2013 [2]

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 Humberto Pelaez
3 Panama DF Richard Dixon
4 Panama DF Jose Pinzon
5 Panama DF Josue Toral
6 Colombia DF Jackson Valoy
8 Panama MF Aramis Haywood
9 Panama FW Julio Andrade
10 Panama FW Alan Delgado
11 Panama DF Rolando Algandona
12 Panama GK Álex Rodríguez
14 Ecuador MF Pablo Ochoa
No. Position Player
15 Panama MF Alcibiades Rojas
16 Panama MF Juan De Gracia
17 Panama MF John Pretelt
18 Panama MF Manuel Bonilla
19 Panama MF Juan Ramón Solís
25 Panama FW Jose Marmolejo
26 Panama MF Erick Davis
77 Panama FW Darwin Pinzón
-- Panama MF Anthony Basile
-- Panama FW Yairo Yau

Squad changes for the Apertura 2013[edit]

In:

Out:

List of coaches[edit]

  • El Salvador Edgar López López (July 2008–08)
  • Panama Carlos Walcott (2009–Nov 09)
  • Spain Fernando García Ramos (Nov 2009–March 10)
  • Panama Percival Piggott (March 2010–Nov 10)
  • Colombia Richard Parra (Dec 2010–Dec 11)
  • Panama Pacifico Girón (Jan 2012–Sept 12)
  • Panama Mario Anthony Torres (Sept 2012–)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b EL SPORTING SAN MIGUELITO ARRIBA A SUS VEINTICINCO ANIVERSARIO - Sporting SM
  2. ^ "Plantilla-Primer Equipo (Apertura 2013)" (in Spanish). sportingsm.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 

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