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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
Founded1909; 110 years ago (1909)
GroundEstadio Luis Alfonso Giagni,
Villa Elisa, Paraguay
ChairmanMiguel Figueredo
ManagerJavier Sanguinetti
LeaguePrimera División
2018 Clausura4th
WebsiteClub website
Current season




1986, 1991
1965, 1977, 2006

Performance in CONMEBOL competitionsEdit

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

Current squadEdit

As of 13 September 2018.[1]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 Gerardo Ortiz
2   DF Adrian Vargas
3   DF Federico Acuña
6   MF Edgar Ferreira
8   MF Aldo Vera
10   FW Martín Giménez
11   FW Ernesto Alvarez
12   GK Ruben Fernandez
14   MF José Cabañas
15   MF Guido Chávez
16   MF Jose Acosta
No. Position Player
17   DF Fabio Corvalan
18   MF Richard Franco
19   FW Arnaldo Zarate
20   DF Ivan Villalba
21   DF Milciades Portillo
22   FW Rodrigo Ruiz Díaz
23   DF Andres Duarte
24   MF José Salcedo
25   MF Ignacio Miño
26   FW Cesar Villagra
27   DF Gustavo Velazquez
29   DF Arnaldo Recalde
30   FW Mario Ricardo

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.
1990's 2000's 2010's Non-CONMEBOL players


Other SportsEdit


Leryn Franco is a director of the athletics department at Club Sol de América.[6]

Sol de América also has an athletics department affiliated with the Federación Paraguaya de Atletismo.[7] Physical preparers of the club are Edgar Torres and 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics javelin thrower Leryn Franco.[8]


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


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