Edwin Sánchez

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Edwin Sánchez
Personal information
Full name Edwin Ernesto Sánchez Vigil
Date of birth (1990-02-21) February 21, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Santa Tecla, El Salvador
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 12
Youth career
San Salvador F.C. Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Turín FESA
2008 Defensa y Justicia
2009–2010 Santa Tecla 25 (11)
2010–2011 UES 16 (6)
2011–2012 Isidro Metapán 26 (4)
2011–2012 FAS
National team
El Salvador U-20
El Salvador U-21
2010– El Salvador 15 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 October 2010.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 June 2012
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Sánchez and the second or maternal family name is Vigil.

Edwin Ernesto Sánchez Vigil (born February 21, 1990 in Santa Tecla, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for FAS in the Primera División of El Salvador, and for the El Salvador national team.

Club career[edit]

Sánchez started his career at lower league side Turín FESA before a stint in Argentinian youth football. He returned to El Salvador to play for Salvadoran second division Santa Tecla and made his debut in the top tier with UES a year later. He signed up with FAS before the 2011 Apertura. [1]

International career[edit]

Sánchez made his debut for El Salvador in an October 2010 friendly match against Panama. Edwin Sánchez was called up by José Luis Rugamas to train with the senior team in preparation for the 2011 Central American Cup on January 2010.[2] He has represented his country in 6 FIFA World Cup qualification matches,[3] was successfully able to participate in the 2011 Copa Centroamericana[4] and was a non-playing squad member at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[5] He scored his first goal in a 2-1 win against Venezuela.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list El Salvador's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 7 August 2011 RFK Memorial Stadium, Washington, United States  Venezuela 2-1 2-1 Friendly match
1 11 November 2011 André Kamperveen Stadion, Paramaribo, Suriname  Suriname 3-0 3-1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification


A.D. Isidro Metapan[edit]

Primera División:(1) Apertura 2011


  1. ^ Profile - El Gráfico (Spanish)
  2. ^ "Preliminary squad released" (in Spanish). El Grafico. 2011-01-01. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  3. ^ Edwin SánchezFIFA competition record
  4. ^ Copa Centroamericana 2011 (UNCAF Nations Cup) - RSSSF
  5. ^ El Salvador Roster - Gold Cup

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