Kimberley de Mar del Plata
Club Atlético Kimberley, also known as Kimberley de Mar del Plata, is an Argentine sports club based on the city of Mar del Plata in Buenos Aires Province. Founded on 6 July 1921, Kimberley is mostly known for its football team, which currently plays in Torneo Federal B, the regionalised 4th division of the Argentine league system.
|Full name||Club Atlético Kimberley|
|Founded||6 July 1921|
|Ground||José Antonio Valle,|
Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province
|Chairman||Emilio van Gool|
|League||Torneo Federal B|
|2017||3° of Zona B|
Other sports practised at Kimberley are basketball, swimming, futsal, roller skating, taekwondo, among others. Kimberley is considered one of the most important clubs in Mar del Plata, along with Peñarol, Quilmes, Aldosivi and Kimberley's archrivals, San Lorenzo de Mar del Plata.
Kimberley gained world fame during the 1978 FIFA World Cup when France had to use Kimberley's shirts for their match against Hungary in Mar del Plata, after both teams arrived with only their white change strips.
- Kimberley Avanza by Guillermo Tagliaferri on Clarín.com, 5 May 2011
- Independiente y Mar del Plata: del 5-0 de Kimberley al choque con Aldosivi by Francisco Giovannoni, 15 Aug 2013
- Evan Fanning and John Ashdown, "Which matches have been delayed by crossbars, corner flags and kitmen?", The Guardian, 16 May 2012