Deportivo Anzoátegui S.C.

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Deportivo Anzoátegui Sport Club was a professional football club based in Puerto La Cruz, Anzoátegui. It was founded in 2002 and promoted to the Venezuelan 1st division in 2007. They won the Copa de Venezuela in 2008.

Deportivo Anzoátegui
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Full nameDeportivo Anzoátegui Sport Club
Nickname(s)El Acorazado Oriental, Aurirojos, El Depor
Founded9 November 2002; 19 years ago (2002-11-09)
GroundEstadio José Antonio Anzoátegui
Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela
ChairmanLisandro Altieri
ManagerJosé González
LeaguePrimera División Venezolana
201712th, aggregate table


The club was founded on 9 November 2002 by Juan Pereira, starting in the third tier of Venezuelan football. In this first season they finished unbeaten, winning the division and gaining promotion.

They participated in the Venezuelan Second Division for four seasons, winning promotion at the end of the 2006–07 season when the Venezuelan Premier Division expanded from 10 to 18 teams.

In 2008, they won the Copa Venezuela by defeating Estudiantes de Mérida in the final, winning 3–1 on aggregate with goals from Alexander Rondon, Emerson Panigutti and Nicolás Massia.

Colours and BadgeEdit

The team plays in the colours of yellow and red. The club crest contains an outline of the state of Anzoátegui where the club is based, the year the club was formed as well as a star to commemorate their (at present) only league championship in the 3rd division


The club plays their home games at Estadio José Antonio Anzoátegui in the city of Puerto La Cruz. It was built specially for the Copa America 2007 on the site of the previous stadium.


Current squadEdit

Current squad of Deportivo Anzoátegui (edit)

No. Position Player
1   VEN GK Richard Ruiz
2   VEN DF William Díaz
3   VEN DF Diego Araguainamo
5   VEN MF Manuel Cuarez
6   VEN DF Jonny Mirabal
8   VEN MF José David Moreno
9   VEN FW Alexander Rondon
11   VEN MF Yorwin Lobo
12   VEN GK Edixson González
No. Position Player
13   VEN DF Juan Fuenmayor
14   VEN DF Edgar Mendoza
15   VEN MF Enmanuel Calzadilla
16   VEN MF Jesús Hernández
17   VEN FW Manuel Arteaga
19   VEN MF Ronald Giraldo
21   VEN MF Robert Hernández
22   VEN FW Junior Marcano
24   VEN MF Ronald Giraldo


2004 (C), 2007 (A)
2008, 2012

Performance in CONMEBOL competitionsEdit

2009: Preliminary Round
2013: Preliminary Round
2009: First Round
2011: Second Round
2013: First Round


Former ManagersEdit

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