Atlántico FC

Atlántico Fútbol Club is a Dominican professional football team based in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, founded in 2015. The team plays in the Liga Dominicana de Fútbol.

Atlántico Fútbol Club
Full nameAtlántico Futbol Club
Founded2015; 6 years ago (2015)
GroundEstadio Leonel Plácido, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
ChairmanRubén D. García
LeagueLiga Dominicana de Fútbol


Founder Ruben Garcia decided to found the club in 2014 giving a perspective of football to the Puerto Plata as it is a town where the sport is not very popular. Part of the team's leaders are Arturo Heinsen team manager, Segundo Polanco, Fernando Ortega Zeller and his brother Gustavo Eduardo Zeller who have invested so that this team grows and is one of the best in the LDF Banco Popular.


The Atlantic FC debut as a visitor in the Dominican Football League on March 8, 2015, facing Club Barcelona Atlético, played at the Estadio De Fútbol Panamericano Parque Del Este, a result that ended 1–0 in favor of the locals.

First Goal Cry of the ClubEdit

The first goal of the history of the Atlantic FC in the Dominican Football League was scored by the Venezuelan Jorge Marquez Gomez on March 14, 2015 in a match corresponding to the second date of the league, the goal would reach the 75th minute since The penalty point, which was successfully charged by Marquez and gave the tie to the club, the game ended with a result of 1–1 against Atletico San Cristobal FC.

Atlantico FC was the first Dominican soccer club that participated on a CFU Club Championship, on February 24, 2016, against W Connection from the TT Pro League.



Champions: 2017
Runners-up: 2015


Current rosterEdit

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   VEN Geancarlos Martínez
2 DF   ARG Victoriano Fragola
3 DF   PAR José Fleitas
5 DF   DOM Anthony Santos
6 MF   HAI Saint Fort
7 MF   DOM Adrián Salcedo
8 DF   DOM Johnny Martínez (captain)
11 FW   ARG Iván Zerda
13 DF   HAI Wilson Michel
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 MF   DOM Cristopher Espuny
20 MF   DOM Guillermo Lahoz
25 MF   DOM Robinson Aquino
GK   DOM Tim Pallaks
GK   DOM José Polanco
DF   DOM Breily Polanco
FW   PER Jhimy Chavez
17 MF   DOM Starlin Collante
MF   DOM Anderson Marcelin

Current staffEdit

  • Head Coach: Jean Carlos Güell
  • Sporting Director: Roberto Fernández Saralegui
  • Trainer: Francisco Martinez Castro
  • Physical trainer: Ariel Ventura

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