Sud América

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Sud América
Escudo Institución Atlética Sud América.png
Full name Institución Atlética Sud América
Nickname(s) Buzones (postboxes), Naranjitas (oranges)
Founded February 15, 1914
Ground Parque Carlos Ángel Fossa
Montevideo, Uruguay
Ground Capacity 6000
Chairman José Vicente
Manager Spain José Riquelme Galiana
League Uruguayan Primera División
2014–15 8th

Institución Atlética Sud América, usually known as Sud América or 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.


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]



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

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
1 Uruguay GK Javier Irazún
2 Uruguay DF Rodrigo Mieres
3 Uruguay DF Edgar Martínez Captain
4 Uruguay DF Michael Guerra
5 Uruguay MF Christian Britos
6 Uruguay DF Antonio Fernández
7 Uruguay MF Facundo Rodríguez
8 Uruguay MF Jonathan Barboza
9 Uruguay FW Nicolás Royón
10 Uruguay MF Federico Gallego
11 Uruguay FW Gonzalo Malán
12 Uruguay GK Washington Ortega
13 Uruguay DF Alejandro Galván
14 Uruguay DF Santiago Carrera
No. Position Player
16 Uruguay FW Maximiliano Russo
17 Uruguay MF Nicolás Viera
18 Uruguay MF Fabián Yantorno
19 Uruguay MF Diego López
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


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