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Eduardo Villegas

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Eduardo Villegas
Personal information
Full name Eduardo Andres Villegas Camarena[1]
Date of birth (1964-03-29) 29 March 1964 (age 57)
Place of birth Cochabamba, Bolivia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Blooming (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1985 Petrolero de Cochabamba
1986–1987 The Strongest
1988 Blooming
1989–1990 The Strongest
1991 Wilstermann
1992 The Strongest
1993 San José
1994 Bolívar
1995–1996 San José
1997 The Strongest
1998–1999 Independiente Petrolero
National team
1985–1989 Bolivia 16 (0)
Teams managed
2005 The Strongest
2006 Universitario de Sucre
2007 The Strongest
2008 Universitario de Sucre
2009–2010 Wilstermann
2009–2010 Bolivia (interim)
2011–2012 Universitario de Sucre
2012–2014 The Strongest
2014 Oriente Petrolero
2015 Bolívar
2016 Sport Boys Warnes
2017 Oriente Petrolero
2018–2019 San José
2019 Bolivia
2020 Always Ready
2021– Blooming
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Eduardo Andres Villegas Camarena (born 29 March 1964) is a Bolivian football manager and former player who played as a defender. He is the current manager of Blooming.

Club career

Villegas began his career at hometown club Petrolero. In 1986, Villegas joined The Strongest, staying with the club for two seasons. In 1988, Villegas joined Blooming, before re-signing for The Strongest in time for the 1989 Bolivian Primera División, where he won the title with The Strongest. In 1991, Villegas signed for Wilstermann, winning the Copa Bolivia in his solitarity season at the club. In 1994, after a third spell with The Strongest and San José, Villegas signed for Bolívar, winning the Primera División. In 1995, Villegas re-joined San José, winning another Primera División. In 1997, Villegas joined The Strongest for a fourth spell, before signing for Independiente Petrolero in 1998, where he retired.[1]

International career

From 1985 to 1989, Villegas represented Bolivia 16 times, including at the 1987 and 1989 editions of the Copa América.[1]

Managerial career

During the 2005 Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano, Villegas managed former club The Strongest, leading the club to a second placed finish. In 2006, Villegas joined Universitario de Sucre as manager, before re-joining The Strongest a year later. In 2009, Villegas became Bolivia manager, serving in the role until November 2010. Following his spell with Bolivia, Villegas managed Wilstermann and Wilstermann, before once again re-joining The Strongest in March 2012. In 2014, Villegas was appointed manager of Oriente Petrolero, joining Bolívar a year later. In 2016, Villegas managed Sport Boys. In 2017, Villegas joined Oriente Petrolero, before joining San José in 2018. In January 2019, Villegas was appointed manager of Bolivia for a second time.[2] He was fired after the 2019 Copa América where his team finished bottom.[3]

Managerial Statistics

As of Match played 22 June 2019
Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Bolivia 15 January 2019 present 7 0 1 6 000.00

References

  1. ^ a b c "Eduardo Villegas". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Eduardo Villegas". footballdatabase.eu. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  3. ^ https://www.diez.bo/futbol/Ellos-suenan-para-reemplazar-a-Eduardo-Villegas-en-la-seleccion-boliviana--20190815-0003.html
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