Atletico Tucuman

Club Atletico Tucuman (mostly known as Atletico Tucuman) is an Argentinian football club based in the city of San Miguel de Tucuman of Tucuman Province. Although several sports are practised at the club, Atletico is mostly known for its football team, which currently plays in the Primera Division, the first division of the Argentine football league system. They played for the first time in 2017 both Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana.

Other activities hosted by the institution are basketball, chess, field hockey, handball and karate.

History

The club was founded in 1902, which makes Atletico the oldest football club from the province of Tucuman.

Atletico has participated in nine seasons in the Primera division: eight seasons between 1973 and 1981, and a single season in 1984. The team's best ever performance in Primera Division was in 1979, when they reached the semi-finals of the Torneo Nacional.

In 2008 Atletico Tucuman was promoted to the Argentine 2nd Division after defeating Racing de Cordoba in the final game of Torneo Argentino A, and one year later the squad achieved its 2nd consecutive promotion by winning the B Nacional tournament and reaching the Primera Division.

This page also has a version in other languages:  Атлетико Тукуман (русский)

Atletico Tucuman