Coquimbo Unido

Coquimbo Unido
Full name Club de Deportes Coquimbo Unido
Nickname(s) Piratas (Pirates)
Aurinegros (Gold and Black)
El Barb贸n (The Beardy Man)
Founded August 30th, 1958
Ground Francisco S谩nchez Rumoroso
Coquimbo, Chile
Capacity 18,750
Chairman Jorge Contador
Manager Juan Jos茅 Ribera
League Chilean Primera Divisi贸n
2019 5th
Website Club website

Coquimbo Unido is a Chilean football club based in the city of Coquimbo. The club was founded August 30, 1958 and plays in the Chilean Primera Division. Their home games are played at the Estadio Municipal Francisco S谩nchez Rumoroso, which has a capacity of approximately 18,750 seats.



Inside view of the new stadium.

The home stadium of Coquimbo Unido its Estadio Municipal Francisco S谩nchez Rumoroso, the stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Coquimbo, Chile. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The former stadium was inaugurated on July 1, 1970 and hold 17,750 people.

In 2007 the stadium was selected as a venue for the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. In order to comply with FIFA standards, a completely new stadium was built. Its capacity was increased from 15,000 to 18,750. The new stadium has the shape of ship so as to homage Coquimbo's oceanic tradition. The city has been famous due to its port and pirate lore. The stadium was inaugurated on November 9, 2008.


Domestic honours

Runner-up (2): 1991, 2005 Apertura
Winners (3): 1962, 1977, 2018
Winners (no promotion to Primera Divisi贸n) (1): 2014 Clausura [1]
Runner-up (2): 1966, 1990
Runner-up (1): 1970 Copa Isidro Corbinos

South American cups history

Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away Aggregate
1992 Copa Libertadores Group Stage
Group 1
Chile Colo-Colo 1鈥1 0鈥1 5th Place
Chile Universidad Cat贸lica 3鈥2 1鈥5
Argentina Newell's Old Boys 1鈥2 0鈥3
Argentina San Lorenzo 0鈥1 0鈥3
2020 Copa Sudamericana First Stage Venezuela Aragua 3鈥0 0鈥1 3鈥1
Second Stage Venezuela Estudiantes de M茅rida 3鈥0 2鈥0 5鈥0
Round of 16 Peru Sport Huancayo 0鈥0

Current squad

Current squad of Coquimbo Unido as of 29 November 2020 (edit)
Sources: ANFP Official Web Site

No. Position Player
1  ARG GK Mat铆as Cano
3  CHI DF Nicol谩s Berardo
4  CHI DF Benjam铆n Vidal
6  CHI MF Jorge Gatica
7  CHI MF Luis Pedro Figueroa
8  ARG MF Gaspar I帽铆guez
9  ARG FW Lautaro Palacios
10  CHI MF Joe Abrigo
11  CHI FW Diego Vallejos
12  CHI GK Daniel Retamal
15  CHI FW Mauricio Pinilla
17  CHI FW Rub茅n Farf谩n
18  CHI FW Cristofer Salas
19  CHI MF Felipe Villagr谩n
No. Position Player
20  CHI DF Ra煤l Osorio
21  CHI MF Fernando Manr铆quez
22  CHI DF John Salas
23  CHI DF V铆ctor Gonz谩lez
24  VEN FW Rafael Arace
25  CHI GK Guillermo Orellana
26  CHI DF Bayron Saavedra
27  CHI DF Juan Carlos Espinoza
28  CHI MF Diego Aravena
29  ARG DF Federico Pereyra
30  CHI MF Diego Vergara
33  CHI MF Sebasti谩n Iturriaga
 CHI MF Cristian Zavala
 CHI FW Jos茅 Aguilera

Manager: Juan Jos茅 Ribera

2020 Winter Transfers

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
9 FW Argentina ARG Lautaro Palacios (loan from Uni贸n San Felipe)
24 FW Venezuela VEN Rafael Arace (from Caracas)
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Chile CHI Cristian Zavala (loan return from Fern谩ndez Vial)
FW Chile CHI Jos茅 Aguilera (from Colo-Colo)

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 DF Chile CHI Nicol谩s D铆az (loan to Uni贸n San Felipe)
5 DF Chile CHI Flavio Rojas (to Uni贸n San Felipe)
9 FW Venezuela VEN Andr茅s Montero (released)
No. Pos. Nation Player
14 FW Chile CHI Math铆as Pinto (loan return to 脩ublense)
16 MF Argentina ARG Maximiliano Lugo (loan return to Belgrano)
24 MF Chile CHI Joaqu铆n Abdala (to Independiente de Cauquenes)

Notable players


Interim managers are shown in cursive.


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  3. ^ "Gracias por tanto, Francisco "Paco" Molina". Retrieved 14 July 2020.
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  6. ^ "La historia del club chileno con m谩s partidos seguidos sin ganar". Retrieved 9 July 2020.
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  8. ^ "Coquimbo 1980 - Campeonato Nacional". Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  9. ^ "Coquimbo 1984 - Campeonato Nacional". Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  10. ^ "Coquimbo 1992 - Campeonato Nacional". Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  11. ^ "Coquimbo 1994 - Campeonato Nacional". Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  12. ^ "Como club nos sumamos al pesar por el sensible fallecimiento de quien fuese nuestro director t茅cnico los a帽os 1997 y 1998". Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  13. ^ "Coquimbo 2006 - Campeonato de Clausura". Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  14. ^ "Coquimbo 2007 - Campeonato de Apertura". Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  15. ^ "Coquimbo Unido despidi贸 al entrenador Oscar Malbernat". Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  16. ^ "Primera B: Coquimbo Unido logr贸 un tranquilizador triunfo". Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  17. ^ "Diego Torrente renunci贸 a la banca de Coquimbo Unido". Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  18. ^ "Roberto Mariani dej贸 de ser el t茅cnico de Coquimbo Unido". Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  19. ^ "Coquimbo Unido confirma la salida de Luis Musrri". Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  20. ^ "Jorge Cerino asume en reemplazo de Casta帽eda en Coquimbo Unido". Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  21. ^ "Finalmente el DT Jorge Cerino estar谩 en la n贸mina que ir谩 a Calama". Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  22. ^ "Fin a la era Corengia en Coquimbo Unido: ya hay una terna para reemplazarlo". Retrieved 3 September 2020.

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