Today's Zacatepec Talking Points
Club de Fútbol Zacatepec Siglo XXI is a Mexican football team based in Zacatepec, Morelos. They are nicknamed Cañeros (Sugarcane growers). Their colors are white and green (from sugar and sugarcane, respectively). Their uniform color is a white shirt with a big green line in the middle and white shorts and socks. Their greatest achievements were in the 1950s when Zacatepec won two titles in First Division. They won their first league title in the 1954–1955 season and their second title in the 1957–1958 season. Zacatepec won the Copa Mexico championship in the 1958–1959 season.
The head coach of Zacatepec during the 1950s was Ignacio Trelles, a former professional Mexican football player who became head coach of the Mexico national team in the 1962 FIFA World Cup in Chile and 1966 FIFA World Cup in England.
Nowadays, after the original franchise departure from Zacatepec in 2004, an association of fans has been organized since October 2005, The Promotora Deportiva Zacatepec, S.C., keeping alive the history and competitiveness of the "Futbol Cañero".
The Promotora Deportiva Zacatepec, S.C. has currently more than 470 associates and owns a franchise in the 3rd. Division of Mexican Professional League. The goal for summer of 2011 is to obtain the National Championship and promotion to 2nd. Division; or acquire a 2nd. Division franchise. All of this with the objective of reestablishing the historical venue of Zacatepec, Morelos to the higher levels it used to belong.Close