El Nacional
Club Deportivo El Nacional
Full name Club Especializado de Alto Rendimiento El Nacional
Nickname(s) Puros Criollos (Pure Criollos)
Equipo Militar (Military team)
La Maquina Gris (The Gray Machine)
El Rojo (The Red)
Founded 1 June 1964
Ground Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa
(Capacity: 35,742)
Chairman Flag of Ecuador Lucía Vallecilla
Manager Flag of Colombia Eduardo Lara
Current League Serie A 
2019 Serie A, 9th
Website Club home page

Club Especializado de Alto Rendimiento El Nacional, known as Club Deportivo El Nacional or simply El Nacional, is an Ecuadorian professional sports club from the capital city of Quito. They are currently members of the Serie A, the top flight of Ecuadorian football.

The club have thirteen national championships and have participated in more Copa Libertadores tournaments than any other Ecuadorian club with 22 appearances.

The club currently play their home games at the Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa which has a capacity of 35,742.

External links

Template:C.D. El Nacional

Ecuadorian Serie A 2020

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