Club Atlético Los Andes

Club Atlético Los Andes is an Argentine sports club based in the Lomas de Zamora district of Greater Buenos Aires. The football team currently plays in the Primera B, the third division of the Argentine football league system.

Los Andes
Escudo del Club Atlético Los Andes.svg
Full nameClub Atlético Los Andes
Nickname(s)Mil Rayitas
Founded1 January 1917; 105 years ago (1917-01-01)
GroundEstadio Eduardo Gallardón,
Lomas de Zamora
ChairmanArgentina Victor Grosi
ManagerSebastián Salomón
LeaguePrimera B Metropolitana
2018–1925th (Relegated)
WebsiteClub website

The club was founded by a group of young people in 1917, and its name was chosen to commemorate the first balloon flight across the Andes mountain, which had happened in 1916.

Los Andes has had three runs in the Argentine Primera División: the first was in 1961, the second time was between the 1968 and 1971 Metropolitano championships. Los Andes best ever final position was an 8° position overall in 1968 Nacional.

The third run in Primera División was in 2000–01 and lasted only one season: Los Andes finished 19th out of 20 teams and was relegated to Primera B Nacional with the worst points average in the division.

After some seasons in the lower divisions, in 2014 Los Andes returned to B Nacional after winning a championship of the Primera B Metropolitana, but be relegated in the 2018–19 season.

Current squadEdit

The 1938 team, which achieved the Primera C championship that year.
Los Andes team in 1957, which obtained the Primera C title.
As of 6 February 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
GK   ARG Federico Díaz
GK   ARG Elías Fretes
GK   ARG Daniel Monllor
DF   ARG Marcelo Cardozo
DF   ARG Matías Contreras
DF   ARG Johann Díaz
DF   ARG Máximo Levi
DF   ARG Bruno Martínez
DF   ARG Luis Monge
DF   ARG Dimas Morales
DF   ARG Franco Peppino
DF   ARG Sebastián Valdez
MF   ARG Braian Aquino
MF   ARG Jeremias Barros
MF   ARG Gianluca Caruso
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF   ARG Gonzalo Díaz
MF   ARG Carlos Espínola
MF   ARG Diego Galeano
MF   ARG Daniel Ibáñez
MF   ARG Leonardo Landriel
MF   ARG Diego Ortegoza
MF   PAR César Peralta
MF   ARG Guillermo Pereira
FW   ARG Axel Arce (on loan from Rangers)
FW   ARG Valentín Haberkon
FW   ARG Walter Mazzolatti
FW   ARG Alejandro Noriega
FW   ARG Nazareno Pompei
FW   ARG Gonzalo Salega
FW   ARG Luis Salmerón


The team that in 1960 got the last championship for the club.


External linksEdit

Coordinates: 34°45′28″S 58°25′12″W / 34.75778°S 58.42000°W / -34.75778; -58.42000