Gavilanes de Matamoros

The Gavilanes de Matamoros Fútbol Club, commonly known as Gavilanes, is a Mexican football club based in Matamoros, Tamaulipas. The club was founded on 2011, and currently plays in the Serie A of Liga Premier.[1]

Gavilanes de Matamoros
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Full nameGavilanes de Matamoros Fútbol Club
Nickname(s)Los Gavilanes (The Sparrow-hawks)
Founded21 August 2011; 8 years ago (2011-08-21)
GroundEstadio El Hogar,
Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico
OwnerHoracio García
ManagerLorenzo López Balboa
LeagueLiga Premier - Serie A


The team was founded in August 2011, taking the place of the team Hogar de Matamoros. He played his first match in Third Division on August 21, 2011 against Orinegros de Ciudad Madero, the final score was 1–0 in favor of Orinegros.[2] On August 26, the club is officially presented by Horacio García, with Jorge Alberto Hinojosa being the team's first technical director.[3]

In August 2017, Gavilanes de Matamoros began to participate in the Serie A of the Liga Premier de México (Second Division), after acquiring an expansion franchise.[4]


Current SquadEdit

As of February 5, 2020.[5]

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 Edwin Estrada
2   DF Eduardo Castelló
3   DF Francisco Torres
4   DF José Gilberto López (on loan from Sinaloa)
5   MF Julián Barajas (on loan from Tijuana)
6   DF Edson Gutiérrez
7   MF Pedro Esquivel (on loan from Necaxa)
8   MF Edwin Cerna (on loan from UANL)
9   FW Obed Estrada (on loan from UdeG)
10   MF Cristian Quiñones (on loan from Querétaro)
11   DF Víctor Orduño
12   MF Oziel Armendáriz
13   DF Orlando García (on loan from UAT)
14   FW Edgar Ayala (on loan from Pachuca)
15   DF Aldahir Díaz
No. Position Player
17   MF Jesús García (on loan from Cruz Azul)
18   MF Juan Muñóz
19   MF Julio Bernal
20   DF Hiram Vázquez (on loan from Pachuca)
21   MF Abis Velázquez
22   DF Benjamín Méndez
23   DF Mishel Vissuet (on loan from Necaxa)
24   FW José Almanza (on loan from Pachuca)
26   MF Kairo Rodríguez
27   MF Fabrizio Díaz (on loan from Atlas)
28   MF Sergio Moreno
29   FW Abel Aguirre (on loan from Necaxa)
30   MF Christian Tovar (on loan from Santos Laguna)
32   MF Alexis González
38   GK José González

Reserve teamsEdit

Gavilanes de Matamoros (Liga TDP)
Reserve team that plays in the Liga TDP in the fifth level of the Mexican league system.



  1. ^ "Equipo - Gavilanes de Matamoros". Segunda División de México. Archived from the original on December 15, 2017. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  2. ^ "Orinegros 1-0 Xicoténcatl". LIGA Bancomer MX. 21 August 2011. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Presentan a "Gavilanes de Hogar Matamoros" en futbol de Tercera División Profesional". En Línea Directa. 26 August 2011. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Matamoros estrena equipo y estadio de élite". Milenio Diario (in Spanish). 19 August 2017. Retrieved 9 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Gavilanes de Matamoros". Liga Premier FMF. Retrieved 5 February 2020.

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