Cusco FC

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Cusco Fútbol Club (known as Real Garcilaso until 2019) is a professional Peruvian football club based in the city of Cusco, that competes in the Liga 1, the top flight of Peruvian football.

Full nameCusco Fútbol Club
FoundedJuly 28, 2009; 11 years ago (2009-07-28) as Real Garcilaso
GroundInca Garcilaso de la Vega,
Cusco, Peru
PresidentJulio Gerardo Vásquez Granilla
ManagerFrancisco Melgar
LeagueLiga 1
2020Liga 1, 12th


The badge of Real Garcilaso, 2009–2019


The club was founded in 2009 by students of the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega school, in that year Real Garcilaso played the second division in Cusco. Real Garcilaso got to the finals where they defeated Cienciano and went up to first division of Cusco.

In the 2010 Copa Perú, the club qualified for the National Stage but was eliminated by Sportivo Huracán of Arequipa in the round of 16.

In the 2011 Torneo Intermedio, the club was eliminated by Sport Áncash in the quarter-finals.

In the 2011 Copa Perú, the club defeated Pacífico in the finals and was promoted to the 2012 Torneo Descentralizado.

Primera DivisiónEdit

In the 2012 Torneo Descentralizado, the club had a successful campaign with Andy Pando who was the tournament's top goalscorer, and made it to the final where it was defeated by Sporting Cristal. It also qualified for the 2013 Copa Libertadores second round. In 2013, They reached the final for the second year in a row and qualified for the 2014 Copa Libertadores after finishing as the top club during the tournament's first stage. In the Liguilla A, the club fought against Sporting Cristal for a spot in the finals which they played against Universitario. After winning at home and losing away, a third match was played in which they lost the play-offs 4–5 on penalties.

On 23 December 2019, Real Garcilaso announced its name change to Cusco Fútbol Club.[1]

Copa LibertadoresEdit

In the 2013 Copa Libertadores, the club was eliminated by Santa Fe in the quarter-finals.

In the 2014 Copa Libertadores, according to Soccerly, Cruzeiro player Paulo César Fonseca do Nascimento (better known as Tinga) was subjected to racist abuse at the game against Real Garcilaso in Huancayo. The South American Football Federation (CONMEBOL) tweeted that the incident would be “handle this situation and any pertinent sanctions.”


Cusco FC has a rivalry with Cusco clubs Deportivo Garcilaso and Cienciano. The three clubs share a home stadium.


Cusco FC play their home games in Estadio Garcilaso de la Vega which is in Cusco. It was named after the Peruvian Inca Garcilaso de la Vega. When first inaugurated in 1950, it had a spectator capacity of 22,000 and had a running track. In 2004, the stadium's capacity was expanded to 42,000, losing its running track, because of Cienciano's success in international tournaments and it would be a venue in the 2004 Copa América. The team also plays some games at Estadio Túpac Amaru in Sicuani.[2]

The club's current training ground is at the Complejo Deportivo in Oropesa, approximately 25Km east of Cusco.




Runner-up (3): 2012, 2013, 2017
Runner-up (1): 2017
Runner-up (2): 2015, 2017
Winners (1): 2011


Winners (1): 2011
Runner-up (1): 2010
Winners (1): 2010
Winners (1): 2010
Winners (1): 2010

Performance in CONMEBOL competitionsEdit

Competition A P W D L GF GA
Copa Libertadores 4 24 7 4 13 18 35
Copa Sudamericana 1 4 1 1 2 4 5

A = appearances, P = matches played, W = won, D = drawn, L = lost, GF = goals for, GA = goals against.

Season Competition Round Club Home Away
2013 Copa Libertadores Group Stage   Santa Fe 1–1 0–2
  Deportes Tolima 0–3 1–0
  Cerro Porteño 5–1 1–0
R2   Nacional 1–0 0–1 (pen. 4–1)
QF   Santa Fe 1–3 0–2
2014 Copa Libertadores Group Stage   Cruzeiro 2–1 3–0
  Defensor Sporting 0–2 4–1
  Universidad de Chile 1–2 1–0
2016 Copa Sudamericana First Stage   Aucas 1–0 1–2
Second Stage   Palestino 2–2 0–1
2018 Copa Libertadores Group Stage   Santos 2–0
  Estudiantes 0-3
  Nacional 0-0 0-4
2019 Copa Libertadores First Stage   Deportivo La Guaira 1-0 2-1

Current squadEdit

As of 6 May 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   PER Ricardo Farro
2 DF   PER Jair Toledo
3 DF   PER Yordi Vílchez
6 DF   PER Marcos Delgado
7 MF   PER Miguel Carranza
8 MF   PER José Rivera
9 FW   ARG Danilo Carando
10 MF   ARG Alfredo Ramúa (captain)
11 FW   PER Brandon Palacios
12 GK   PER Iván Mayta
13 MF   PER Josimar Atoche
14 MF   PAR Eduardo Aranda
16 MF   PAR Miguel Paniagua
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 DF   PER Bryan Chahuaylla
18 DF   PER José Velásquez
19 FW   PER Carlos Pando
20 FW   PER Jairo Uscamayta
21 GK   PER Juan Pretel
22 DF   PER Jair Céspedes
25 DF   PER José Guidino
26 MF   PER Miguel Aucca
27 MF   PER Pedro Gutiérrez
28 DF   PER Edinson Chávez
29 FW   PER Janio Posito
30 FW   ARG Franco Boló
MF   PER Jairo Uscamayta


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Comunicado Oficial" (in Spanish). Real Garcilaso Facebook. 23 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Venues - Primera División - Peru - Results, fixtures, tables and news - Soccerway".

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