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Albinegros de Orizaba

Football club information
Full nameClub Albinegros de Orizaba
StadiumEstadio Luis Pirata Fuente (Temporary) (capacity : 30000)
ChairmanMexico Fidel Kuri Grajales
ManagerMexico Cristóbal Ortega
LeagueSegunda División Profesional

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The club Albinegros de Orizaba, is a football team of the city of Orizaba, Orizaba Athletic Club was founded in 1898,A sporting club who also practice Cricket among other sports in the city of Orizaba, Veracruz. The club was founded by Scottish migrant Duncan Macomish who owned a local steel company.The club had the honour of being Mexico's first ever Football champion in 1902 when the club played in the old Primera Fuerza. The club was among the first other to play in the Primera División de México in 1943 which was the first ever professional league in the nation history. The club has been playing in the Liga de Ascenso since 2009 after spending a few years playing in the Segunda División de México. The club has been playing its home games in the Estadio Luis de la Fuente sharing the stadium with crosstown rival Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz while its home stadium the Estadio Socum is being renovated. As of the 2011-12 season they will be playing in the Segunda División Profesional.

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