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Club Atletico Racing de Cordoba


Club Atletico Racing (usually referred as Racing de Cordoba) are a football club from Cordoba, in Argentina. They currently play in Torneo Argentino A which is the regionalised third tier of the AFA league system.

The club were founded in Nueva Italia Neigbourhood in Cordoba City on December 14 1924. They play in sky blue and white vertical stripes.

Their most successful season came in 1980 where they finished 2nd in the national championship (El Nacional). They lost the final 5-3 on aggregate to Rosario Central.

At the end of the 2005/06 the club narrowly missed out on promotion to the Primera B Nacional, they met San Martin de Tucuman in the Clausura final, after the game ended with an aggregate score of 3-3, the game went to a penalty shootout which Racing lost 6-7.

Titles

Copa intercontinental Presidente, Seul, Korea 1981,

Torneo Argentino B 1998/1999,

Torneo Argentino A - Apertura 2002,

Torneo Argentino A - Apertura 2003,

Notable former players

Luis "La Arana" Amuchastegui

Miguel Ballejo (1980s)

Lucio Del Mul

Marcelino Galoppo (1990-1991)

Roberto Daniel Gasparini (1978-1985)

Victor Ruben Lopez (1998-2000)

Pascual Noriega (1980-1990)

Atilio Oyola (1980-1987)

Juan Manuel Ramos

Dario Sala (1995)

Jose Serrizuela (1986-1988)

Victor Hugo Sotomayor (1986-1989)

Juan Jose Urruti (1979-1983)

See also

Argentine football league system

List of football clubs in Argentina

External links

Geocities Site

Official Website

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