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Azores de Hidalgo

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Azores de Hidalgo
Full nameAzores de Hidalgo Fútbol Club
Nickname(s)Azores (Northern goshawks)
FoundedApril 2017; 4 years ago (2017-04)
Dissolved23 January 2021; 7 months ago (2021-01-23)
GroundEstadio de la Asociación Deportiva Tula A.C.
Tula de Allende, Hidalgo, Mexico
OwnerPablo Gutiérrez[1]
ChairmanMarco Antonio Sosa
ManagerHugo Serrano
LeagueLiga Premier de México

Azores de Hidalgo Fútbol Club was a Mexican professional football team based in Tula de Allende, Hidalgo, Mexico that played in Liga Premier de México.


The team was founded in 2017, since that year it has participated in various competitions in the amateur sector of Mexican football.[2]

In 2019, Real Zamora, a club that participated in the Liga Premier de México, decided to put its franchise on hiatus for a season to improve its sports facilities and thus be able to compete in better conditions.[3] However, a year later the team had to look for a new headquarters when the improvement of its stadium was not achieved.

In 2020, due to the problem with its facilities, the Real Zamora franchise was used so that Azores de Hidalgo could compete in the Liga Premier de México.[1] On July 29, the club's participation in the league was confirmed, being placed in Group 2 along with other teams from the central and southern areas of Mexico.[4] On August 7, Samuel Ponce de León was presented as the team's coach for the new stage.[5]

On September 19, 2020, the club played its first official game. Azores de Hidalgo was defeated 2–1 against Deportivo Dongu. Carlos Calderón scored the first goal in the club's history.[6]

On January 23, 2021, Azores de Hidalgo announced its withdrawal from the Liga Premier de México due to institutional problems, in addition, the Azores board of directors returned the license to Real Zamora owners,[7] who agreed to start a new project with Inter de Querétaro F.C., a club that began to play in its place in the league, however, officially the team was called Azores de Hidalgo for the rest of the season.[8]


The Estadio de la Asociación Deportiva Tula A.C. is a stadium located in Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico, the venue has a capacity to hold 1,500 spectators.[9] Since November 2020 it became the club's field.[10]

Originally, the team played in the Unidad Deportiva Ángel Losada, a sports complex located in Apan, Hidalgo, Mexico. It has a football stadium with a capacity for 2,500 spectators, which was opened in 2019.[11]


  1. ^ a b García, Oliver (12 August 2020). "Llegada de Azores de Hidalgo confronta a cabildo de Apan". La Silla Rota (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 August 2020.
  2. ^ ""AZORES DE HIDALGO QUIERE SER EL CABALLO NEGRO"". Liga Premier Magazine (in Spanish). 30 July 2020. Retrieved 29 August 2020.
  3. ^ "Real Zamora queda fuera del torneo 2019-2020 por falta de estadio". El Independiente (in Spanish). 26 June 2019. Retrieved 29 August 2020.
  4. ^ Magallán, Ricardo (29 July 2020). "Liga Premier se jugará con solo 28 equipos". As México (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 August 2020.
  5. ^ García, Oliver (7 August 2020). "Presentan a Azores Hidalgo, equipo de segunda división". La Silla Rota (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 August 2020.
  6. ^ "Deportivo Dongu FC 2–1 Azores de Hidalgo Fútbol Club". Liga BBVA MX (in Spanish). Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  7. ^ "Official Statement Azores de Hidalgo" (in Spanish). 1 January 2021. Retrieved 1 February 2021.
  8. ^ González, Francisco (1 January 2021). "Inter Querétaro tendrá segunda división". Diario de Querétaro (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 February 2021.
  9. ^ "Estadio de la Asociación Deportiva Tula A.C." Soccerway. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  10. ^ "¡AZORES CAMBIA DE ESTADIO!". Liga Premier Magazine (in Spanish). 16 November 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  11. ^ Sabino Cruz, Juan (28 February 2019). "Grupo Modelo y Gobierno de Apan inauguran cancha de futbol en la Unidad Deportiva "Angel Losada"". El Reportero (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 August 2020.
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