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
Ground Estadio Luis Alfonso Giagni,
Villa Elisa, Paraguay
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman José María Silva
Manager Daniel Garnero[1]
League Paraguayan Primera División
2013 Clausura 11th
Website Club home page
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

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

Current squad

As of October 24, 2014.[2]

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 Roberto Acosta
Paraguay GK Gerardo Ortiz
Paraguay DF Diego Arrua
Paraguay DF Celso Cáceres
Paraguay DF Raúl Cáceres
Argentina DF Pablo de Muner
Paraguay DF Adalberto Goiris
Paraguay DF Jorge Alejandro Jara
Paraguay DF Aureliano Torres
Paraguay DF Claudio Morel Rodríguez
Paraguay DF Bruno Valdez
Paraguay MF Walter Araújo
Paraguay MF Blas Cáceres
Paraguay MF Tomás Rojas
No. Position Player
Paraguay MF Diego Chamorro
Argentina MF Luis Daher
Paraguay MF Marcos Duré
Paraguay MF Ignacio Miño
Paraguay MF Edgardo Orzuza
Paraguay MF Edgar Villasboa
Paraguay FW Pedro Arce
Paraguay FW Cecilio Domínguez
Paraguay FW Lorenzo Frutos
Paraguay FW Christian Ovelar
Paraguay FW Enzo Prono
Paraguay FW Diego Vázquez
Paraguay FW Cláudio Correa

Notable players

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.

Paraguayan players




Sol de América also has an athletics department affiliated with the Federación Paraguaya de Atletismo.[3] Physical preparers of the club are Edgar Torres and 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics javelin thrower Leryn Franco.[4]

Notable athletes to represent the club at national competitions in Paraguay are:


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

List of athletics clubs in Paraguay


External links