Club Centro Deportivo Olmedo is an Ecuadorian professional football club based in Riobamba, Ecuador. They play in the Serie B.

Full nameClub Centro Deportivo Olmedo
  • Ciclón Andino (Andean Cyclone)
  • El ídolo de Riobamba (The Riobamba idol)
FoundedNovember 11, 1919; 104 years ago (1919-11-11)
GroundEstadio Olímpico de Riobamba
ChairmanMarcelo Pérez
ManagerHéctor González
LeagueSerie B
2021Serie A, 16th (relegated)

The club won their only national championship in 2000, making them the first club outside Quito and Guayaquil to win a national championship. They have also won two Serie B titles in 1994 and 2003. Internationally, they have played in the Copa Libertadores four times, reaching the Round of 16 once in 2002.

Founded in 1919, Olmedo is one of the oldest clubs in the Serie A or Serie B. Their home stadium is the Estadio Olímpico. In the year 2000 they became the first club in the history of the Ecuadorian Serie A to win a league title that does not come from Quito or Guayaquil.

As of 2021, Olmedo is going through an economic crises that made them officially bankrupt and could be dissolved at the end of the year.

Their biggest rivals are Macará with whom they contest the Clásico Interandino.[1]

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As of 2020.

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
5 DF   ECU Dennis Quintero
6 DF   ECU Jhonner Montezuma
8 MF   ARG Mauricio Yedro
9 FW   ECU Renny Cabezas
12 MF   ECU Washington Plúas
15 DF   ECU Jerry León
22 GK   ECU Andrés Quiñónez
No. Pos. Nation Player
26 DF   ARG Jonathan Ferrari
40 DF   ECU Marlon Gruezo
70 MF   ECU Jose Ramirez
DF   ECU Jeison Domínguez
DF   ARG Ángel Viotti
MF   ARG Gabriel Méndez
MF   ECU Bryan Oña

World Cup players edit

The following players were chosen to represent their country at the FIFA World Cup while contracted to Olmedo.

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References edit

  1. ^ "Olmedo a ganar el "clásico Interandino"". Archived from the original on 2016-05-13. Retrieved 2016-05-03.

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