ChairmanDante Mandriotti LeaguePeruvian Primera División LocationCallao, Peru GroundEstadio Miguel Grau
Full nameAcademia Deportiva Cantolao
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Academia Deportiva Cantolao is a Peruvian football club based in the city of Callao, Peru. However, the club is mostly known for its youth academy. Their football academy is one of the most popular in Peru. Academia Cantolao has educated many players who have gone on to play in the Torneo Descentralizado (Peruvian top-flight) and abroad. Probably their most recognized graduate is former Bayern Munich striker Claudio Pizarro.
In the 1982 Copa Perú, the club classified to the Final Stage, but was eliminated by Atlético Grau and Atlético Torino. In the 2015 Copa Perú, the club classified to the final against Defensor La Bocana to whom they lost. They were promoted to the Peruvian Segunda División for the first time in the club's history. After only one year in the first division the club won the 2016 Peruvian Segunda División. They defeated Sport Áncash by 2–0 in a play-off final after tying at the end of the season for first place with 53 points each and thus qualified for the 2017 Torneo Descentralizado.
Academia Cantolao as a youth academy currently educates players ranging from the U-8 level up to U-20.