Inter Club d'Escaldes

Inter Club d'Escaldes is an Andorran football club based in Escaldes-Engordany. The club currently plays in Primera Divisió.

Inter Club d'Escaldes
LogoInter2019.jpg
Full nameInter Club d'Escaldes
Nickname(s)Inter
Founded1991; 30 years ago (1991)
GroundAndorra Football Federation stadiums
ChairmanAntonio Colaço
ManagerRodri Saravia
LeaguePrimera Divisió
2019–20Primera Divisió, 1st
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

Inter Club d'Escaldes was founded in Escaldes-Engordany in 1991 and being founder member of Primera Divisió in 1995, the Premier League of Andorra. The club was playing since then in the top flight until April 2015 when the team was relegated after finishing 8th in the regular league.[1] The club returned in Primera Divisió after two seasons, in May 2017.[2]

L'Inter achieved twice the third position in Primera Divisió, during two consecutives seasons in 1999-00 and 2000–01, and became runners-up in Copa Constitució during the 2001–02 season, losing 2–0 against FC Lusitanos.

After becoming champion of the 2019–20 Primera Divisió, the club was able to have the right to participate in the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League, from the Preliminary Round. This historic partition represents the 1st time in the club's history that it has participated in an official international tournament.[3]

Colors and badgeEdit

In its beginnings the club had a strong support of Construccions Modernes, a company linked to the construction, to the point that its initials CM remain until 2019 in its shield. Due to team colors, blue and black, the team and fans are referenced as blau-i-negres.[4]

 
Contruccions Modernes[5] crest until 2015.
 
25th Anniversary crest (1991-2016).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Classic kit.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First kit (2010-12).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First kit (2012-16).

HonoursEdit

European recordEdit

As of 31 August 2020

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Agg.
2020–21 UEFA Champions League PR   Drita 1–2
UEFA Europa League 2Q   Dundalk 0–1 N/A N/A


Notes
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • 1Q: First qualifying round
  • 2Q: Second qualifying round

Current squadEdit

As of 29 November 2020

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   AND Josep Gómes
2 MF   AND Cristian Martínez
4 MF   AND Emili García
5 MF   AND Sergi Moreno (captain)
6 DF   AND Ildefons Lima
7 FW   ESP Genís Soldevila
8 MF   AND Albert Reyes
9 FW   URU Bruno Lemiechevsky
10 FW   AND Juli Sánchez
11 FW   ESP Jordi Betriu
12 DF   POR Rui Beja
14 MF   AND Jordi Rubio
15 DF   ESP Óscar Reyes
No. Pos. Nation Player
16 MF   COL Andrés Briñez
17 MF   ESP Toni Lao
18 FW   CHI Nico Medina
19 FW   POR Bruninho
20 MF   ESP Jordi Roca
21 MF   AND Marc Pujol
23 DF   AND Xavier Moreno
24 DF   ARG Fede Bessone
31 GK   ESP Gerardo Rubio
34 DF   ESP José Rodríguez
DF   AND Josep Maria Cabanes
MF   AND Ludovic Clemente

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FAF - L'FC Santa Coloma dóna un cop sobre la taula en endur-se el derbi ciutadà". www.faf.ad. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Tic Tapa i UE Santa Coloma seran a Europa i l'Inter és de Primera". elperiodic.ad. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.altaveu.com/actualitat/esport/inter-escaldes-es-proclama-campio-lliga-futbol_21821_102.html
  4. ^ "La FAF es posa dura per l'encesa d'una bengala a la Borda Mateu". elperiodic.ad. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  5. ^ "FAF - L'Inter Club Escaldes espera rival per jugar la promoció". www.faf.ad. Retrieved 15 August 2018.

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