C.S.D. Municipal

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Municipal
Full nameClub Social y Deportivo Municipal
Nickname(s)Rojos (Reds)
El Mimado de la Aficion (The Crowd's Favorite)
Diablos Rojos (Red Devils)
Pentarojo
FoundedMay 17, 1936
GroundEstadio Manuel Felipe Carrera
Ground Capacity7,500
ChairmanGerardo Villa
ManagerAníbal Ruiz
LeagueLiga Nacional de Fútbol
2014 Clausura2nt

Club Social y Deportivo Municipal, also known as Municipal, is a Guatemalan football club based in Guatemala City. They compete in the Liga Nacional.

Municipal are the most popular club in Guatemala.[1][2][3] Their main rivals are Comunicaciones, who are also located in the capital city.

Honours[change | change source]

1942–43, 1947, 1950–51, 1954–55, 1963–64, 1965–66, 1969–70, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1987, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1991–92, 1993–94, 2000 Clausura, 2000 Apertura, 2001 Apertura, 2002 Clausura, 2003 Apertura, 2004 Apertura, 2005 Clausura, 2005 Apertura, 2006 Clausura, 2006 Apertura, 2008 Clausura, 2009 Apertura, 2010 Clausura, 2011 Apertura
  • Domestic Cup: 8
1960, 1967, 1969, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1998–99, 2003, 2003–04
  • Campeón de Campeones (Super Cup): 5
1952, 1967, 1977, 1994, 1997
1974
  • Copa Interamericana, 0
Runners-up - 1974 (Highest placement for a Guatemalan team ever)
  • Torneo Fraternidad / UNCAF Club Championship: 4
1974, 1977, 2001, 2004

References[change | change source]

  1. MLS report - mlsnet.com, Major League Soccer, USA, 2002.
  2. (Spanish) Team report - laprensahn.com - newspaper La Prensa, Honduras, 2000.
  3. (Spanish) Guatemala national league news - latribunahispana.com - La Tribuna Hispana, USA, 2006.