Atlético Junior

colombian association football club

Club Atlético Junior,[1] also known simply as Junior, is a Colombian football club from Barranquilla, that currently plays in the Categoría Primera A. They play their home games at the Esatdio Metropolitano Roberto Melendez.

Atlético Junior
Escudo de Atlético Junior.svg
Full nameClub Deportivo Popular
Junior Fútbol Club S.A.
Nickname(s)
  • Los Tiburones (The Sharks)
  • El Equipo Tiburón (The Shark Team)
  • Los Rojiblancos (The Red-and-Whites)
  • Los Quilleros (The Quilleros)
  • Tu Papá (Your Dad)
  • Los Reyes de la Costa (The Kings of the Coast)
  • Los Curramberos
Short nameJunior
Founded7 August 1924; 95 years ago (1924-08-07) as Juventud Infantil
GroundEstadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez
Ground Capacity46,692
OwnerFuad Char
PresidentAntonio Char
CoachJulio Comesaña
LeagueCategoría Primera A
2019–I7th, Champions
WebsiteClub website

HonoursEdit

National HonoursEdit

  • Categoría Primera A: 9
1977, 1980, 1993, 1995, 2004-II, 2010-I, 2011-II, 2018-II, 2019-I
  • Copa Colombia: 2
2015, 2017
  • Superliga de Colombia: 1
2019

InternationalEdit

  • Reebok Cup: 1
1997

ReferencesEdit

  1. DIMAYOR Official Website