(full name Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles De Caliente
), is a Mexican professional football
team from Tijuana
, Baja California
. Tijuana plays in the Primera División de México
It was founded in January 2007. The colors that identify the club are red and black.
The club are the latest in a long line of league teams in the city of Tijuana
. Gallos Caliente was instituted in the summer of 2006
, not long after the city's last club, Dorados
, were relegated to the Segunda División de México
The team's name was later changed to Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles
De Caliente. Team owner Jorge Hank Rhon
announced the construction of the Estadio Caliente
, a new stadium with a capacity for 33,333 people near Grupo Caliente
's Agua Caliente Racetrack
.Jorge Alberto Hank
, the 24-year old eldest son of Jorge Hank Rhon
, is the President of the team. He announced several times that his short term goal and commitment was to get promoted to the Primera
They became the Apertura 2010 champions after defeating Veracruz 3-0 in a two-legged series.
The team advanced to the Primera División de México with a win at home over Irapuato
, 2-1 on May 21, 2011.
Jorge Alberto Hank and Alberto Murguia Orozco
, the vice president, became the youngest executives in the history of Mexican professional football to be at the head of a club in the Primera División de México.
The First Title
The team obtained its first title in the Apertura 2010 tournament, after having... Read More