Club Sol de América

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Sol de América
Sol de América Emblem
Full name Club Sol de América
Nickname(s) Los Danzarines
Founded 1909; 109 years ago (1909)
Ground Estadio Luis Alfonso Giagni,
Villa Elisa, Paraguay
Capacity 10,000
Chairman Miguel Figueredo
Manager Fernando Ortiz
League Primera División
2018 Apertura 6th
Website Club website
Current season

Club Sol de América is a Paraguayan sports club, mostly known for its football team. The club is located in Barrio Obrero, Paraguay, and it was founded in 1909. The stadium Sol de America uses for most of its first division games is located in the suburb city of Villa Elisa. Sol de America have won the Paraguayan First Division title on two occasions, in 1986 and then again in 1991. They also have a strong basketball team and an athletics department.



1986, 1991
1965, 1977, 2006

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

Best: Quarter-finals in 1989
1989: Quarter-finals

Current squad[edit]

As of 20 February 2017.[1]

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

No. Position Player
1 Paraguay GK Gerardo Ortiz
22 Paraguay GK Mario Ovando
Paraguay GK Jorge López
2 Argentina DF Leandro Caballero
3 Paraguay DF César Coronel
4 Paraguay DF Robert Servín
5 Paraguay DF Jorge Caceres
14 Paraguay DF Diego Arrua
Paraguay DF Diego Aguada
16 Paraguay DF Aquilino Giménez
20 Paraguay DF Wildo Alonso
Paraguay DF Arnaldo Recalde
Paraguay DF Ariel González
Paraguay DF Celso Cáceres
Paraguay DF Marco Acosta
6 Paraguay MF Ricardo Mazacotte
6 Paraguay MF Cristian Sosa
8 Paraguay MF Blas Díaz
17 Paraguay MF Ariel Estigarribia
No. Position Player
19 Paraguay MF Marcos Duré
21 Paraguay MF Claudio Garay
23 Paraguay MF Tomás Rojas
25 Paraguay MF Ignacio Miño
Paraguay MF Walter Araujo
Paraguay MF Jorge Jara
Paraguay MF Adolfo Barrios
Paraguay MF Rodrigo Vázquez
Paraguay MF Brian Rodríguez
9 Paraguay FW Luis Amarilla
11 Paraguay FW Ernesto Alvarez
13 Uruguay FW Sebastián Abreu
15 Argentina FW Martín Giménez
18 Paraguay FW Dionicio Pérez
Paraguay FW Hugo Santacruz
Paraguay FW Luis Godoy
Paraguay FW Osvaldo Vigo
Paraguay FW Mario Gromenida
Paraguay FW Cristian Chavez

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.
1990's 2000's 2010's Non-CONMEBOL players


Other Sports[edit]


Leryn Franco is a director of the athletics department at Club Sol de América.[6]

Sol de América also has an athletics department affiliated with the Federación Paraguaya de Atletismo.[7] Physical preparers of the club are Edgar Torres and 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics javelin thrower Leryn Franco.[8]


Sol de América also has a basketball team participating in the Paraguayan Metropolitan Basketball League.

  • Paraguayan Championship: 9
1982, 1983, 1984, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2007, 2010, 2011

See also[edit]

List of athletics clubs in Paraguay


External links[edit]