Club Atlético 3 de Febrero

Club Atlético 3 de Febrero is a professional Paraguayan football club from Ciudad del Este, the capital city of the department of Alto Paraná. The club was founded in 1970, and named after St. Blaise Day, a national holiday throughout many Hispanic countries. 3 de Febrero have played 9 seasons (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2018) in the Primera División Paraguaya. At present plays in the Second Division of the Paraguayan league.

3 de Febrero
Full nameClub Atlético 3 de Febrero
Nickname(s)Los Rojos
Founded20 November 1970
GroundEstadio Antonio Aranda
Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
ChairmanAntonio Aranda
ManagerMauro Caballero[1]
LeagueDivisión Intermedia
2021División Intermedia, 8th of 18


3 de Febrero in a fixture against Olimpia Asunción at the Defensores del Chaco in 2011.

The team started playing in the Liga Paranaense and finally made their way to the second division of the Paraguayan League in 2000.

In 2004 the club won the second division title and got promoted to the first division.

In 2011, the club was relegated to the Paraguayan 2nd division, but won the title again in 2013, once again being promoted to the first division.


3 de Febrero's stadium is the Estadio Antonio Aranda, also known as Estadio 3 de Febrero. It is located next to Ciudad del Este's bus terminal. The stadium is on the Avenue General Bernardino Caballero, and was opened in 1973.[2] The capacity of the stadium, is 28,000. It has a grass surface and was renovated in 1999, for which it was utilized as one of the venues of the 1999 Copa América. Fixtures of the 2004 South American U-16 Championship and the 2007 South American U-20 Championship were also disputed at the stadium. The stadium is Paraguay's third largest, according to its seating capacity.[3] The stadium was the venue which saw Paraguayan footballers, Roque Santa Cruz score his first international goal for the Albirroja on 17 June 1999 in a friendly match against Uruguay, and Nelson Haedo score his first international goal for the Albirroja on 17 August 2005 in a friendly match against El Salvador.



2004, 2013
1973, 1975, 1977, 1986, 1992, 1997

Current squadEdit

As of March 2021.[4]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
  PAR Digno Gonzalez
  PAR Cesar Llamas
  PAR José Cañete

Notable playersEdit

To appear in this section a player must have either:
  • Played at least 125 games for the club.
  • Set a club record or won an individual award while at the club.
  • Been part of a national team at any time.
  • Played in the first division of any other football association (outside of Paraguay).
  • Played in a continental and/or intercontinental competition.




Non-CONMEBOL players


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  2. ^ "Paraguay - CA 3 de Febrero - Results, fixtures, squad, statistics, photos, videos and news - Soccerway".
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  4. ^ "Algunas de las figuras que tendrá la Intermedia 2021". 5 March 2021.
  5. ^ "Osvaldo Mendoza :: Osvaldo Martin Mendoza Sosa ::".
  6. ^ "Tigo Sports Paraguay".
  7. ^ "Tigo Sports Paraguay".
  8. ^ "Thiago Franca".
  9. ^ "Portugal - Thiago - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway".

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