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Cañoneros F.C.

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Cañoneros F.C.
Full nameCañoneros Fútbol Club
Nickname(s)La Marina (The Navy)
Los Cañoneros (The Gunners)
Founded1 June 2012; 9 years ago (2012-06-01)
GroundEstadio Momoxco,
Milpa Alta, Mexico
Capacity3,500
OwnerLiga de Fútbol Torneo Central de Reservas
ChairmanRicardo Pérez Acuňa
ManagerCarlos Alberto Valdéz
LeagueLiga Premier - Serie A
2020–2113th – Group II

The Cañoneros Fútbol Club, commonly known as Cañoneros Marina, is a Mexican football club based in Mexico City. The club was founded on 2012, and currently plays in Serie A.[1]

History

The team was founded on 2012 by an agreement between the mexican Secretariat of the Navy and amateur soccer league, Liga de Fútbol Torneo Central de Reservas. The creation of the team was made with the objective of creating a team to train the talents of the national navy and athletes emerged in the amateur tournament. This club is funded in part by the Mexican government by relying on a Federal Secretariat.[2]

From 2012 to 2018, the team participated in Tercera División. The team's greatest success came in the 2017-18 season, when it achieved the second place in the category, after being defeated by Acatlán F.C. in the final series.[3]

The condition as runner-up of the team allowed it to get promotion to Serie B, because it's rival did not meet the requirements to participate in this division.[4] Also, the club maintains a reserve team competing in Tercera División.

In the first season in Serie B, the team qualified for the playoffs. In the quarterfinals the team eliminated Mineros de Fresnillo by 6-2 in the aggregate. In semifinals, Marina tied with Atlético Saltillo Soccer, but advanced by his condition of best-seeded team. In the final, the navy defeated Deportivo CAFESSA 3-2 on aggregate, thus winning its first championship in history.[5]

In 2021 the team was renamed Cañoneros F.C. because the Secretariat of the Navy stopped providing financial and institutional support to the club and therefore was no longer representative of the institution.[6]

Players

Current squad

As of September 18, 2021[7]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Mexico MEX Osmar Maldonado
2 DF Mexico MEX Baldemar Pinto
3 DF Mexico MEX Luis Perea
4 DF Mexico MEX Carlos Pérez
5 DF Mexico MEX Louis Saavedra
6 MF Chile CHI Jorge Ignacio Pávez
7 FW Mexico MEX Aldo Castillo
8 DF Mexico MEX Gabriel Villalpando
10 FW Mexico MEX Pablo Romagnoli
12 DF Mexico MEX Eduardo López
13 FW Mexico MEX Denilson Díaz
14 FW Mexico MEX Jusset Mejía
15 FW Mexico MEX Omar Santos
16 MF Mexico MEX Carlos Espinosa
17 FW Mexico MEX Rodolfo Herrera
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 FW Mexico MEX Luis Ángel Muñoz
19 GK Mexico MEX Carlos Rodríguez
20 GK Mexico MEX Juan Pablo Lugo
21 DF Mexico MEX Raúl García
22 MF Mexico MEX Román Velasco
23 MF Mexico MEX Diego Portugal
25 FW Mexico MEX Junior Lazcano
26 DF Mexico MEX Jordan Pérez
27 FW Mexico MEX Iván Paredes
28 FW Mexico MEX Marco Torres
29 GK Mexico MEX Carlos Manuel Rodríguez
31 DF Mexico MEX Juan Ocampo
32 DF Mexico MEX Francisco Montes de Oca
FW Chile CHI Jarold Chamorro

Reserve teams

Cañoneros F.C. (Liga TDP)
Reserve team that plays in the Liga TDP, the fourth level of the Mexican league system.

Honors

References

  1. ^ "Liga Premier - SERIE A - EQUIPOS" (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  2. ^ Pérez, Iván (2014). "Tus impuestos al servicio del fútbol" (in Spanish). Juanfutbol. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  3. ^ Toledo, Jair (10 June 2018). "Acatlán FC es el nuevo campeón de la Tercera División". Los Pleyers (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Un solo grupo en la Serie B Premier". Liga Premier Magazine (in Spanish). Enascenso. 6 July 2018. Archived from the original on 10 July 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Cañoneros, campeón" (in Spanish). Liga Premier Magazine. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
  6. ^ "CAÑONEROS FC PRESUME NUEVA PIEL". Liga Premier Magazine (in Spanish). 7 August 2021. Retrieved 8 August 2021.
  7. ^ "Cañoneros F.C." Liga BBVA MX. Retrieved 18 September 2021.
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