Full name Club Deportivo ESPOLI
  • El Equipo Policial (The Police Team)
  • La Poli
  • El Gallito (The Little Rooster)
  • La Chapita (The Badge)
  • Los Gitanos (The Gypsies)
Founded February 5, 1986
Ground Estadio Olímpico Municipal Etho Vega
Capacity 10,172
Chairman Gral. Euclides Mantilla Herrera
Coach Carlos Calderón
League Serie B
2016 11th (relegated)

Club Deportivo ESPOLI is a professional football team from Quito, Ecuador that now plays in the Segunda Categoría, the third level of professional football in country. The team belong to the Escuela Superior de Policía (ESPOLI), a police academy in Quito.

The closest the team has ever come to a national championship was in 1995, when they came in 2nd place in the national tournament to Barcelona. The result allowed them to participate in the 1996 Copa Libertadores, where they were eliminated in the Round of 16.


Although based in Quito, the team will be chosen Estadio Olímpico Municipal Etho Vega in Santo Domingo for their home stadium. In the past, they have also hosted home game in Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa (1991–95 and 1995–01) and Estadio Chillogallo (2004) in Quito, Estadio Olímpico in Ibarra (1995 and 2002–04), Estadio Guillermo Albornoz in Cayambe (2005–07), and Estadio La Cocha in Latacunga (2007–09).


ESPOLI's original logo.

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions

Best: Round of 16

Current squad

As of March 1, 2016.

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK Ecuador ECU Daniel Viveros
GK Ecuador ECU Luis Vizcaino
DF Paraguay PAR Víctor González
DF Ecuador ECU Henry Medina
DF Ecuador ECU Michael Castro
DF Ecuador ECU Sandro Rojas
DF Ecuador ECU David Mina
DF Ecuador ECU Juan Nazareno
DF Ecuador ECU Bryan Rivera
DF Ecuador ECU Fulman Camacho
DF Ecuador ECU César Velaña
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Ecuador ECU Raúl Vargas
MF Ecuador ECU Edgar Bravo
MF Ecuador ECU William Araujo
MF Ecuador ECU Diego Quintanilla
MF Ecuador ECU Walter Molina
MF Ecuador ECU Marco Ramos
MF Ecuador ECU Luis Villacís
FW Ecuador ECU Omar Andrade
FW Ecuador ECU Jhon Chalá
FW Ecuador ECU Fernando Lara
FW Ecuador ECU Wilson Morales

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