Sud América has won the Uruguayan 2nd Division on 7 occasions, this is a national record they share with Fénix. It was a hard-to-beat team back in the days and it was very economically stable.
After the relegation to 2nd Division in 1996, Sud América competed consecutively without success for 16 seasons, becoming the most popular team of the division. In the 2013 season (17th consecutive season in second) the club achieved the promotion to the Elite Division complying with its objectives wanting to return such division as a celebration of its centenary.
Sud América usually play their home games at Carlos Angel Fossa stadium, which is located in Montevideo, has a capacity of 6,000 spectators.