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Universidad de Concepción
Universidad Concepcion
Full name Club Deportivo Universidad
de Concepción
Founded August 8, 1994
Ground Estadio Municipal
(Capacity: 35,000)
Chairman chileno Mariano Campos
Manager chileno Jorge Pellicer
League Primera División
2009 Clausura 5th (Quarterfinalist)
Home colours
Away colours

Club Deportivo Universidad de Concepción, is a Chilean football club based in the city of Concepción. The club was founded August 8, 1994 and plays in the top level of the Chilean football league. Their home games are played at the Estadio Municipal de Concepción.



While it is antecedent to the "Club Deportivo Universitario",amateur team that played the Regional Championship in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, along with sports teams like Naval de Talcahuano, Lord Cochrane and Fernandez Vial becoming Champion in 1962, the current Club Deportivo Universidad de Concepción was founded recently in 1994.

With the founding of the Corporation Club Deportivo Universidad de Concepción, 8 August 1994, also created the football branch of it, under the chairmanship of Marco Israel. That same year he began to play in the football of the Tercera División, being his first game aganist Deportes Talcahuano at the Estadio El Morro.

The Football Branch of the Universidad de Concepción started formally his participation in the oficial championship of the Tercera División organized by the Asociación Nacional de Fútbol Amateur (ANFA), aganist Deportes Talcahuano on April 10 of 1994. His first season of this category, under the technical management of the former football player of Universitario, Luis Vera Avendaño, the club was ranked in the 4th position in the South-Central Group with 22 pts., is just two units to qualify for the final league promotion to Primera B and being also the joint top scoring for the second phase of the contest with 47 goals.

The following year, however, Universidad de Concepción failed to replicate the results of last season and should play the South Central Liguilla by remaining in the category after placed in the seventh on the Southern group phase Tercera División.

Nevertheless, in 1996, with in the technical management of Mario Osbén who took office earlier this year to replace Luis Vera, Universidad de Concepcion won the Tercera Division runners-up spot after finishing second in the league tournament final 4 below Santiago Morning, after having played 34 games with 16 wins and 6 losses.

Finally, in the 1997 season, the club won promotion to the Primera B, and thus to the professionalism, the devoted champion of Tercera Division after winning the penultimate round of the championship to Unión La Calera by 2-1, on December 8 that year, winning the first title in its history.

In 2001, the club signed a technical cooperation agreement and sports with Club Deportivo Huachipato, which meant the arrival of head coach Yuri Fernandez. Under his tenure, you get the wild card of the Primera B in 2002 with a yield of 55%, with 23 points and a 4 champion Deportes Puerto Montt, making up for the first time, the national first division.

In 2003, during the first season of club in first division, and under the technical management of Fernando Diaz will get people of Concepcion follow the team for their excellent play and good results, that eventually the team classification to the Copa Libertadores de América for 2004 and the Copa Sudamericana in the same year.

In subsequent years has campaigned outstanding, highlighting the semifinals of the Apertura 2006 and the dispute of the final of the Clausura 2007, where he was defeated by Colo-Colo, then being runner up in the Chilean football.

The year 2008 was marked by the deficiency of the equipment and the small number of goals scored, despite the good game. Marcelo Barticciotto resigned from the bench after the seventh day of the Apertura 2008 and became coach Jorge Pellicer. That same year the club was about to fall for the first time in its history to the Primera B, since its poor performance led him to contest a league promotion. Was measured at Coquimbo Unido in return matches where the first leg 2-0 win and 3-1 around.

The 2009 season started positively for the club. On 17 February of that year for his first title on professionalism, it is the Copa Chile. In the 2008-2009 edition of the tournament, played the final with Deportes Ovalle, Third Division team who made a creditable campaign, getting a win of 2 goals to 1 at the Estadio Francisco Sanchez Rumoroso of Coquimbo.




Current Roster

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

No. Position Player
1 Chile GK Franco Cabrera
2 Chile DF Diego Díaz
3 Chile DF Claudio Muñoz
4 Paraguay DF Michael Godoy
5 Chile DF Alejandro Gaete
6 Chile MF Sergio Moreno
7 Chile MF Francisco Arrué
8 Chile DF Jorge Schwager
9 Chile FW Mauricio Gómez
10 Argentina MF Gustavo Lorenzetti
11 Chile FW Pedro Muñoz
12 Chile GK Leonardo Figueroa
13 Chile DF Felipe Muñoz
No. Position Player
14 Chile DF Humberto Bustamante
15 Chile MF Michael Lepe
16 Chile MF Patricio Aguilera
17 Paraguay FW Juan Cabral
19 Chile MF Diego Sepúlveda
20 Chile MF José González
21 Chile DF Edison Rozas
22 Paraguay GK Cristhian Brítez
23 Chile DF Fernando Solís (Captain)
25 Paraguay FW Otelo Ocampos
27 Chile MF Gerardo Navarrete
-- Chile DF Gonzalo Cisterna
-- Canada MF Carlos Rivas
-- Italy DF Federico Paolucci

Squad Changes 2010




Estadio Municipal de Concepcion is a multi-purpose stadium in Concepción, Chile. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium was built in 1962 and has a capacity of 35,000 people.


Winners (1): 2008
Winners (1): 1997

Notable players







  • Brazil Leonardo Drugovich

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