Club Atlético Banfield

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Full nameClub Atlético Banfield
Nickname(s)El Taladro (The Drill)
Foondit21 Januar 1896; 128 years ago (1896-01-21)
GroundEstadio Florencio Solá,
Banfield, Buenos Aires
Ground Capacity34,901
ChairmanEduardo Spinosa
ManagerMatías Almeyda
LeaguePrimera División
2013-14Primera B Nacional, 1st (promoted)
WabsteidClub wabsteid

Club Atlético Banfield is a Argentine sports club locatit in the ceety o Banfield, Buenos Aires. Foondit on 21 Januar 1896 bi toun residents o Breetish oreegin (maistly frae Ingland an some frae Scotland an Ireland), Banfield is maistly kent for its fitbaw team, which wis promotit in 2013 tae the Primera División, the first diveesion o the Argentine fitbaw league seestem.


The club's greatest sportin achievement wis obtained in 2009, when it became champion o the Apertura, the first offeecial naitional championship wan bi the club in the profeesional era o Argentine fitbaw. In the First Division the club haes achievit twa runners-up places an aw, in 1951 an 2005. Banfield's main rival is Club Atlético Lanús, wi which the club haes a strang rivalry.

Ither sports practicit at the club include field hockey, gymnastics, mairtial airts, roller skeitchin, tennis an volleybaw.

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Primera División (1): 2009 Apertura
  • Copa de Honor Municipalidad de Buenos Aires (1): 1920
  • Primera B Nacional (3): 1992–93, 2000–01, 2013–14
  • Primera B Metropolitana (7): 1899, 1900, 1919, 1939, 1946, 1962, 1973

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