Sud América

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Sud América
Escudo IASA.png
Full nameInstitución Atlética Sud América
Nickname(s)Buzones (postboxes), Naranjitas (oranges)
FoundedFebruary 15, 1914
GroundParque Carlos Ángel Fossa
Montevideo, Uruguay
Capacity6000
ChairmanJosé Vicente
ManagerSpain José Riquelme Galiana
LeagueUruguayan Primera División
2014–158th
WebsiteClub website

Institución Atlética Sud América, usually known as Sud América or just IASA, is a football club from San José de Mayo in Uruguay. They currently play in the Uruguayan 1st Division after winning the second level in mid 2013.

History[edit]

Sud América has won the Uruguayan 2nd Division on 7 occasions, this is a national record they share with Fénix. It was a hard-to-beat team back in the days and it was very economically stable.

After the relegation to 2nd Division in 1996, Sud América competed consecutively without success for 16 seasons, becoming the most popular team of the division. In the 2013 season (17th consecutive season in second) the club achieved the promotion to the Elite Division complying with its objectives wanting to return such division as a celebration of its centenary.

The Club[edit]

Estadio Carlos Angel Fossa[edit]

Sud América usually play their home games at Carlos Angel Fossa stadium, which is located in Montevideo, has a capacity of 6,000 spectators.

Kit evolution[edit]

1914
1932-present

Titles[edit]

1951, 1954, 1957, 1963, 1975, 1994, 2013
1926

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

1995: Second Round
1995 Copa CONMEBOL

Sud América eliminated via penalties (4–3) due to draw on points 3–3.

Current squad[edit]

As of December 23, 2015.

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

No. Position Player
4 Uruguay DF Gian Franco Allala
5 Uruguay MF Gastón Roqueta
6 Uruguay DF Cristian González
8 Uruguay MF Joaquín Pereya
10 Uruguay MF Matias Abisab
11 Uruguay FW Luis Morales
12 Uruguay GK Guillermo Machado
16 Uruguay FW Jonathen Silveria
17 Uruguay MF Gastón Martínez
18 Uruguay MF Fabián Yantorno
19 Uruguay DF Federico Buquet
No. Position Player
20 Uruguay DF Julián Perujo
21 Uruguay DF Rodrigo Rojo
22 Uruguay MF Claudio Innella
23 Uruguay MF Gonzalo Vega
24 Uruguay DF Maximiliano Pereiro
25 Uruguay FW Federico Millacet
27 Uruguay GK Jorge Fleitas
30 Uruguay FW Leandro Reymúndez
31 Uruguay DF Maximiliano Arias
Uruguay DF Diego López

Managers[edit]

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