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Club Atletico Los Andes


Club Atletico Los Andes are a football club from the city of Lomas de Zamora in the Buenos Aires Province in Argentina. They currently play in Primera B Metropolitana, which is the regionalised third tier of the Argentine Football Association.

The club were founded by a group of young people in 1917, the name was chosen to commemorate the first balloon flight across the Andes mountain range a year earlier in 1916.

Los Andes have had 2 spells in the Argentine Primera Division, the first lasted 4 seasons between the 1968 Metropolitano and the 1971 Metropolitano. Their best ever finishes were 6th in Group A 1968M, and 8th overall in 1968N.

Other than those two decent finishes the club has never finished outside the bottom two places in the Primera.

The clubs 2nd spell in the primera lasted only one season, the 2000/01 campeign saw them finish 19th out of 20 teams in both the Apertura and the Clausura. They were relegated back to B Nacional with the worst points average in the division.

Titles

Primera Amateur 1938,

Primera Division C 1957,

Primera B 1960

Notable players

Jose Andre Bilibio

Hector Bracamonte

Sebastian Carrera

German Gustavo Denis

Hernan Diaz

Esteban Fuertes

Victor Lopez

Ezequiel Carlos Maggiolo

Jonathan Maidana

Alfredo Obberti

Miguel Oviedo

Gustavo Paruolo

Dario Sala

Jose Serrizuela

Fernando Ariel Troyansky

See also

List of football clubs in Argentina

Argentine football league system

External links

Club Website

Fans website

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