Club River Plate (Asunción)

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River Plate
Full name Club River Plate Asunción
Nickname(s) El Kelito
Founded 15 January 1911
Ground Estadio River Plate,
Mburicaó , Paraguay
Capacity 5,000
Chairman Ezequiel González Ocampos
Manager United States Daniel Farrar[1]
League Primera División Paraguaya
2015 División Intermedia 1st (promoted)

Club River Plate Asunción[2] (mostly known simply as River Plate) is a Paraguayan football (soccer) club from the neighbourhood of Mburicaó, in Asunción; founded in 1911. The club has been playing in the lower divisions of the Paraguayan league for several decades and their most notable achievements are the three second-place finishes they achieved when they were playing in the first division.

History[edit]

In 2015, River Plate were crowned champions on the División Intermedia and were promoted to the Primera División Paraguaya for the 2016 season.[3][4]

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
- Paraguay GK Alberto Fernandez
- Paraguay GK Adrián Giménez
- Paraguay GK Gustavo Pedrozo
- Paraguay GK Víctor Valiente
- Paraguay DF Sergio Bareiro
- Paraguay DF Pedro Bogarín
- Paraguay DF Guido Buss
- Paraguay DF César Coronel
- Paraguay DF Pánfilo Escobar
- Paraguay DF Jorge Gonzalez
- Paraguay DF Hassel Herebia
- Paraguay DF Rodrigo Morel
- Paraguay DF Aníbal Pacheco
- Paraguay DF Miguel Páez
- Paraguay DF Luis Soto
- Paraguay MF David Almirón
- Paraguay MF Ernesto Alvarez
- Paraguay MF Fidelino Araújo
- Paraguay MF Oscar Basualdo
- Paraguay MF Hugo Benítez
- Paraguay MF César Bordaberry
No. Position Player
- Paraguay MF Alberto Cristaldo
- Paraguay MF Luis Duarte
- Paraguay MF Luis Espinoza
- Paraguay MF Juan Godoy
- Paraguay MF Hector Lopez
- Paraguay MF Edgar Ortiz
- Brazil MF Uranio Pereira
- Paraguay MF David Portillo
- Argentina MF Mauro Quiroz
- Paraguay MF Jose Ramon
- Paraguay MF Fernando Ruiz
- Paraguay MF Pedro Sosa
- Paraguay MF Diego Urunaga
- Paraguay FW Rodrigo Del Puerto
- Paraguay FW Pablo Garay
- Paraguay FW Arnaldo Gauna
- Paraguay FW Gabriel Martinez
- Paraguay FW Willington Núñez
- Paraguay FW José Sasiain
- Paraguay FW Guillermo Villalba

Notable players[edit]

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.

Honours[edit]

Runners-up (3): 1919, 1926, 1930
1913, 1957
2010

References[edit]

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