Universidad de Los Andes FC

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Universidad de Los Andes FC
Logo
Full name Universidad de Los Andes
Fútbol Club
Founded 1977
Ground Estadio Guillermo Soto Rosa
Mérida, Venezuela
Ground Capacity 15,000
League Segunda División Venezolana

Universidad de Los Andes Fútbol Club, usually known as Universidad de Los Andes, or by the acronym ULA, was a Venezuelan football (soccer) club based in Mérida.

History[edit]

The club was founded on February 28, 1977, as Universidad de Los Andes Mérida Fútbol Club.

Titles[edit]

1983, 1990-91
1986, 1994-95
1995-96

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

1984: Semi-Finals
1992: First Round
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Copa Libertadores[edit]

Universidad de Los Andes disputed Copa Libertadores de América three times.

In 1984, in the first stage, the club was in the same group of Portuguesa, of Venezuela, and two Peruvian teams, Sporting Cristal, and Mariano Melgar. The club finished in the first position, together with Sporting Cristal. A first place playoff was played, and ULA won 2-1. In the second stage, the club was in the same group of two Brazilian clubs, Flamengo, and Grêmio, and was eliminated after finishing in the last position [1].

In 1992, the club was, in the first stage, in the same group of S.C. Marítimo, of Venezuela, and Barcelona and Valdez, of Ecuador. ULA and Marítimo finished in the third position, so, a third place playoff was played. Marítimo won 1-0, and Universidad de Los Andes was eliminated [2].

In 1999, ULA disputed the preliminary stage of the competition, with Estudiantes de Mérida, of Venezuela, and Necaxa and Monterrey, of Mexico. The club was eliminated after finishing in the last position [3].

Stadium[edit]

ULA's home stadium is Estadio Guillermo Soto Rosa, which has a maximum capacity of 15,000 people.

Colors[edit]

The club's colors are blue and white.

References[edit]

  1. ^ RSSSF
  2. ^ RSSSF
  3. ^ RSSSF

External links[edit]