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Cobán Imperial

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Cobán Imperial
Full nameCSD Cobán Imperial
Nickname(s)Príncipes Azules (Blue Princes)
GroundEstadio Verapaz,
Cobán, Guatemala
ChairmanIrasema Meléndez
ManagerSebastián Bini
LeagueLiga Nacional
2021 ClausuraLiga Nacional, Group B 3rd (quarterfinals)
WebsiteClub website

Club Social y Deportivo Cobán Imperial, nicknamed Los Príncipes Azules ("The Blue Princes"), is a Guatemalan football club based in Cobán, Alta Verapaz. They compete in the Liga Nacional, the top tier of Guatemalan football. They play their home games in the Estadio Verapaz.

It's one of the traditional clubs of Guatemala, the club became league champions for the first time in 2004, when they defeated Municipal in the Clausura tournament final.[1] The club was relegated from Liga Mayor after losing a play-off to Zacapa and spent 2007 until 2014 in the Primera División Group "A" or "B". Following a win over Deportivo Mictlán in May 2015, Coban was promoted to the Liga Mayor where they currently play.[2]


Domestic honours


Current squad

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
3 DF Guatemala GUA Elías Vásquez
6 DF Guatemala GUA Kervin García
7 MF Uruguay URU Maximiliano Lombardi
8 MF Guatemala GUA Christian Albizures
11 FW Mexico MEX Agustín Herrera
13 MF Guatemala GUA Alejandro Galindo
14 MF Guatemala GUA Andy Ruiz
15 DF Uruguay URU Luís Maldonado
16 FW Guatemala GUA Franzué Rivas
17 DF Guatemala GUA Ángel Cabrera
19 FW Guatemala GUA Robin Betancourth
No. Pos. Nation Player
21 MF Guatemala GUA Byron Leal
27 GK Guatemala GUA Luis Ruíz
31 MF Guatemala GUA César Calderón
32 GK Costa Rica CRC Minor Álvarez (on loan from Herediano)
38 FW Brazil BRA Janderson (captain)
44 DF Guatemala GUA Jefrey Payeras
51 MF Guatemala GUA Carlos Flores
91 FW Guatemala GUA Alexis Matta
92 DF Guatemala GUA Kevín Ávíla
98 GK Guatemala GUA Abner Ubeda

Coaching staff

Position Staff
Manager Argentina Sebastián Bini
Assistant Manager Argentina Matías Tatangelo
Assistant Manager Uruguay Pablo Rodriguez
Kinesiologist Guatemala Alejandro Aldana
Utility Guatemala Alex Grijalva & Cesar Caal

List of Coaches


  1. ^ Guatemala 2003/04 - RSSSF
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-12-24. Retrieved 2015-12-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) - RSSSF

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