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Club Deportivo San José is a football club from Oruro, Bolivia. Founded on the 19 March 1942,[1] they won the 1st division in 1955 (Semiprofessional Era – Torneo Integrado), 1995 and Clausura 2007. Their colours are white and blue, and they play at the Estadio Jesús Bermúdez (capacity 35,000).

CD San José
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Full nameClub Deportivo San José de Oruro
Nickname(s)El Santo (The Saints), El Equipo Minero (Miner Team)
Founded19 March 1942
GroundEstadio Jesús Bermúdez
Oruro, Bolivia
ChairmanWilson Martínez Piérola
ManagerMiguel Ponce
LeagueDivisión Profesional
2018 Clausura1st (Champions)

It is widely believed that Bolivian President Evo Morales trained with this team, but never got to play league football, but in reality he only trained (and played) for San José La Joya, a feeder team of San José.



National HonoursEdit

Champions (4): 1955, 1995, 2007 Clausura, 2018 Clausura
Runners-up (2): 1991, 1992
Champions (1): 2001j

Performance in CONMEBOL competitionsEdit

Best: Round of 16 in 1996.
1992: First Round
1993: First Round
1996: Round of 16
2008: First Round
2013: First Round
2015: First Round
Best: Round of 16 in 2010.
2010: Round of 16
2011: First Round

Current squadEdit

  • Updated August 26, 2019.

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

No. Position Player
1   GK Carlos Franco
2   DF Marcos Barrera
4   DF Mario Cuellar
5   DF David Checa
6   MF Mario Ovando
8   FW Rodrigo Ramallo
9   FW Carlos Saucedo
10   MF Marcelo Gomes
11   MF Javier Sanguinetti
12   GK Jesús Careaga
No. Position Player
14   GK Gustavo Salvatierra
15   DF Ariel Juárez
17   FW Miguel Suárez
19   DF Heber Leaños
23   MF Samuel Galindo (on loan from The Strongest)
24   DF Jorge Toco
  MF Mauricio Baldivieso
  FW Kevin Fernández

External linksEdit


  1. ^ Vanauskas, Laura (1999). An Encyclopedia of Football in Bolivia – 1914 to 1998. The Clubs – Club Deportivo San José, details and references to formation. Heart Books – Belgium. p. 192.