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Tahuichi, FIFA U-16 champs in South America, 1986
Tahuichi players train
hard and win big!

In over three decades of intense work and travel, Tahuichi has represented itself in over 125 top international soccer tournaments in the USA, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, where it has won 91 times, and come in second 14 times. A success rate of 85%. It has played more than 300 international games and has lost less than 35 - in the process scoring more than 1,600 goals versus less than 200 against. Tahuichi has traveled over 640,000 miles or over 25 times around the world, taking with it over 1,200 children. More than 150,000 children have passed through its ranks. Over 25 Tahuichi graduates have received full-ride college scholarships in the USA, including North Carolina State, Long Island University, University of South Carolina, Florida International University and Pan American University. Currently, over 60 Tahuichi graduates have signed lucrative professional contracts, including Platini Sánchez (Benfica, Portugal), Ko Ishikawa (Yarimuri, Japan), Marco Etcheverry and Jaime Moreno (DC United, USA), Joselito Vaca (Dallas Burn, USA), Juan Pena (Villareal, Spain) and Raul Medeiros (BK Hacken, Sweden).  Eleven members of the Bolivian National Team are ex-Tahuichi.

Recent Championships:

  • Mundialito Champion - Santa Cruz, BO, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007
  • Club Olimpia Cup Champion - Paraguay, 1996, 2006, 2007
  • Esteva Gerbi Cup Champion - Brazil, 2007
  • Vinhedo Cup Champion - Brazil, 2001, 2002, 2004
  • Valinhos Cup Champion - Brazil, 2007
  • Torito de Chiclana Cup Champion - Argentina, 2006
  • Semillitas Cup Champion - Argentina, 2005
  • Portland Cup Champion - USA, 2003
  • Mundialito Caracas Cup Champion - Venezuela, 2003
  • Cuadrangular Internacional Champion - Argentina, 2001
  • Copa Jao Havelange Runner-up - Brazil, 2002
  • Mundialito Mitai Champion - Paraguay, 2001
  • Antofagasta Cup Champion - Chile, 2000
  • Nino Martires Acosta Nu Champion - Paraguay, 1999, 2000
  • Copa Santa Catarina - Brazil, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004
  • Peace Cup Champion - Sweden, 2000
  • Tivoli Cup Champion - Denmark, 2000, 2001
  • International Tournament Champion - Venezuela, 1999
  • International Tournament Champion - Paraguay, 1999
  • Copa La Serena Champion - Chile, 1999
  • PhotoWorld Champion, adidas 4x4 - France, 1998
  • Nike Cup Champion - Argentina, 1998
  • Sun Bowl adidas Invitational, undefeated - USA, 1980, 1998
  • Mundialito de Clubes Champion - Spain, 1997
  • Brondby Cup Champion - Denmark, 1996
  • South American Youth Champions - Argentina, 1996, 1997
  • Saarbrucken Cup Champion - Germany, 1996
  • St. Benedict's Tournament Champion - USA, 1994, 1995, 1998, 2000, 2001
  • San Francisco Cup Champion - USA, 1994
  • Friendship Cup Champion - Peru, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999
  • Cono Sur Games Champion, U-15 South American Championship - Chile, 1992
  • Ian Rush International Soccer Tournament Champion - Wales, 1992
  • Dallas Cup 1990Cordoba Cup Champion - Argentina, 1990
  • Holland Cup Champion - Holland, 1990
  • Dallas Cup Champion - USA, 1987, 88, 89, 90, 96
  • Dana Cup Champion - Denmark, 1990, 92, 93, 96, 97, 99
  • Hatters Cup Champion - England, 1989
  • Helsinki Cup Champion - Finland, 1988, 89, 95
  • Participation in FIFA (U-16) World Cup - Canada, 1987
  • FIFA South American Champion (U-16 ) - Lima, Peru, 1986
  • Participation in FIFA U16 World Cup - China, 1985
  • Gothia Cup Champion - Sweden 1984, 85, 88, 89, 90, 93, 95, 96, 97, 99, 2001
  • PhotoInternational Champion, Santander - Spain, 1984
  • Latin American Champion - Argentina, 1983
  • MUNDIALET Champion - Spain, 1982
  • South American Champion of Clubs - Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 1982
  • World Champion River Plate - Argentina, 1981
  • Pan American Champion - Brazil, 1981
  • International Sun Bowl Champion - USA, 1980
  • South American Champions of Clubs - AFIM 78 - Argentina, 1980

Awards and Recognition

Trophies

FIFA Medal of Gold
Presented by Mr. Joseph Blatter, President of FIFA - 2001

Youth Sport Ambassadors of America
Organization of American States - USA, 1993

Peace and Integration Messenger Through Sport in the World
Cartagena Agreement - Peru, 1986

Goodwill Ambassadors Against Drugs
United Nations - Vienna, Austria, 1993

Fair Play International
Fair Play International Committee, 1995

Nobel Peace Prize Nominee
Norway, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997

Bolivian Youth Ambassadors to the World
Bolivia, 1994

Condor de los Andes
Highest Recognition Awarded by the Bolivian Government
Bolivia, 1982