Club Atlético Bucaramanga S.A., better known as Atlético Bucaramanga, is a professional Colombian football team based in Bucaramanga that play its home games at the Alfonso López stadium. The team was promoted to Categoría Primera A in 2015. The club was founded on 11 May 1949 by Rafael Chaberman, a Barranquilla businessman. The greatest achievement of the team to date has been in 1997, when it reached the finals of the Colombian Championship, losing to América de Cali. This qualified the club to enter the Copa Libertadores de América the following year, when it reached the second round.