Club Destroyers is a football club from Santa Cruz, Bolivia which plays in the second division Copa Simón Bolívar. The club was founded September 14, 1948,[1][2] and they play their home games at the Estadio Ramón Tahuichi Aguilera. Destroyers competed in the top-flight Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano from 1985–99 and 2005–07, and played in the first two seasons of the top-flight Division Profesional from 2018 to 2019.[citation needed]

Club Destroyers
Full nameClub Deportivo y Cultural Destroyer's
Nickname(s)El Canario (The Canary)

La Máquina Vieja (The Old Machine)
Destructor (Destroyer)

Tractor Amarillo (Yellow Tractor)
FoundedSeptember 14, 1948
GroundEstadio Ramón Tahuichi Aguilera
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
ChairmanCarlos Lorgio Blanco
ManagerVíctor Hugo Antelo
LeagueCopa Simón Bolívar
2019 ClausuraDivisión Profesional, 13th
(14th in aggregate table, relegated)

The club won its first professional title when they won the Second Division in 2004.



National honours

1965, 1966
Runners-up: 2012, 2016–17

Current squad

As of 22 August 2019

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   BOL Elder Arauz
3 MF   BRA Júnior Gaúcho
6 MF   BOL José Méndez
7 DF   BOL Diego Paz
8 MF   BOL Roly Sejas
9 FW   BRA Willian Lira
11 FW   COL José Ricardo Cortés
12 GK   BOL Carlos Andrés Suárez
13 DF   BOL Widen Saucedo
15 MF   BOL José Rodríguez
16 MF   BOL Jaime Arandía
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 MF   VEN Rodderyck Perozo
18 FW   BOL Matías Aguirre
19 FW   BOL Brhyan Vaca
20 MF   BOL Victor Abrego
24 MF   BOL Marcelo Villagomez
25 DF   BOL Jorge Ayala
27 DF   BOL Erwin Melgar
33 MF   BOL Denilson Guzmán
38 MF   BRA Galiardo
39 DF   BOL Lorgio Álvarez
41 MF   BOL Jheysson Campos


  1. ^ Vanauskas, Laura (1999). An Encyclopedia of Football in Bolivia – 1914 to 1998. Heart Books – Belgium. p. 192. {{cite book}}: |work= ignored (help)
  2. ^ "Bolivia – Foundation Dates of Clubs". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2003-04-15. Retrieved 6 July 2021.