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Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy

Club Atletico Gimnasia y Esgrima (usually known as Gimnasia de Jujuy) is an Argentine sports club from San Salvador in Jujuy Province founded in 1931, best known for its professional football (soccer) team, currently playing in the first division.

The team is one of the most important football clubs in the north-west of Argentina. They have played most of the time in the Argentine second division, but have played at the highest level of Argentine football on many occasions.

El Lobo Jujeno obtained the 1993/94 Nacional B (second division) championship, and played in first division until their relegation in 2000.

After a good 2004/2005 season, in which the club won the Primera B Nacional Clausura 2005 tournament, they returned to the Argentine Primera.


The club play their home games at the Estadio 23 de Agosto (23rd of August stadium), which has a capacity of 23,000 spectators.


Primera B Nacional: (2) 1993-1994, 2005 Clausura.

Notable former players

To appear in this section a player must have played at least 50 games for the club

Leopoldo Luque (1967~69)

Mario Humberto Lobo

Chato Rosas

Carlos Morales Santos (1995~99)

Hernan Castellano (1996~00)

Daniel Juarez

Oscar Carmelo Sanchez (1997~00)

Martin Astudillo (1997~99)

Fernando Casartelli (1997~03)

Marco Sandy (1998~00)

Gustavo Balvorin

Franco Sosa (2001~06)

Aquilino Villalba (2003~06)

Marcelo Berza (2003~07)

Marcelo Quinteros (2004~08)

Hector Silva

Fabio Pieters (2005~2009)

Jose Valdiviezo (2006~08)

Cesar Carranza (2007~08)

Hector Desvaux (2007~2009)

Gabriel Loeschbor (2007~2009)

Diego Mateo (2007~2009)

Former Coaches

Omar Labruna

See also

List of football clubs in Argentina

Argentine football league system

External links

Official site

Fans' site

News and fans' site

GYEJ's current events

GYEJ's news

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