Club Sol de América

Club Sol de América is a Paraguayan sports club, mostly known for its football team. The club is located in Barrio Obrero, Paraguay, and it was founded in 1909. The stadium Sol de America uses for most of its first division games is located in the suburb city of Villa Elisa on the border of the capital city, Asunción. Sol de America have won the Paraguayan First Division title on two occasions, in 1986 and then again in 1991. They also have a strong basketball team and an athletics department.

Sol de América
Sol de América Emblem
Full nameClub Sol de América
Nickname(s)Los Danzarines
FoundedMarch 22, 1909; 111 years ago (1909-03-22)
GroundEstadio Luis Alfonso Giagni,
Villa Elisa, Paraguay
Capacity10,000
ChairmanMiguel Figueredo
ManagerLuis Islas
LeaguePrimera División
2019 Clausura5th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

FootballEdit

HonoursEdit

1986, 1991
1965, 1977, 2006

Performance in CONMEBOL competitionsEdit

Best: Quarter-finals in 1989
1989: Quarter-finals

Current squadEdit

As of 11 June 2020.[1]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   PAR Víctor Centurión
2 DF   PAR José María Canale
3 DF   PAR Federico Acuña
4 DF   URU Mathías Corujo
5 DF   ARG Facundo Cobos
6 MF   PAR Edgar Ferreira
7 MF   PAR Aldo Vera
8 MF   PAR Mudo Valdez
9 FW   ECU Jacson Pita
10 MF   URU Hernán Novick
11 MF   ARG Matías Pardo (on loan from Morón)
12 GK   PAR Luis Franco
13 DF   PAR Adrián Vargas
15 MF   PAR Tomás Rojas
16 MF   PAR Luis Ortiz
17 FW   PAR Nildo Viera
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 FW   PAR Guido Chávez
20 DF   PAR Ivan Villalba
21 DF   PAR Milciades Portillo
22 FW   PAR Rodrigo Ruiz Díaz
23 MF   ARG Federico Jourdan
25 MF   PAR Aldo Cubilla
26 FW   PAR César Villagra
28 GK   PAR Diego Aranda
30 FW   PAR Osmar Fernández
35 MF   PAR Iván Cazal
FW   PAR Yonathan Samaniego
FW   PAR Osias Fernández
MF   PAR Fernando Espínola
MF   PAR Juan Cáceres
DF   PAR Adrian Portillo
DF   PAR Marcelo Molinas

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 squad at any time.
  • Played in the first division of any other football association (outside of Paraguay).
  • Played in a continental and/or intercontinental competition.
1970's 1990's 2000's 2010's Non-CONMEBOL players

ManagersEdit

Other SportsEdit

 
Exterior view of the headquarters of the club from the 5ta Proyectadas Street in 2020

AthleticsEdit

 
Leryn Franco is a director of the athletics department at Club Sol de América

Sol de América also has an athletics department affiliated with the Federación Paraguaya de Atletismo.[6] Physical preparers of the club are Edgar Torres and 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics javelin thrower Leryn Franco.[7]

BasketballEdit

Sol de América also has a basketball team participating in the Paraguayan Metropolitan Basketball League.

  • Paraguayan Championship: 9
1982, 1983, 1984, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2007, 2010, 2011

See alsoEdit

List of athletics clubs in Paraguay

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ []
  2. ^ http://www.national-football-teams.com/player/48862/Gustavo_Neffa.html
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-03-14. Retrieved 2018-03-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugadores-GLAUCINEIS-MARTINS-DA-SILVA-INCA-33091.html
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-03-14. Retrieved 2018-03-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ http://www.abc.com.py/edicion-impresa/deportes/sol-de-america-quiere-iluminar-el-atletismo-557550.html
  7. ^ http://www.abc.com.py/edicion-impresa/deportes/sol-de-america-quiere-iluminar-el-atletismo-557550.html

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