Fernando Gaibor

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Gaibor and the second or maternal family name is Orellana.
Fernando Gaibor
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Personal information
Full name Fernando Vicente Gaibor Orellana
Date of birth (1991-10-08) October 8, 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Montalvo, Los Ríos, Ecuador
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
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Number 10
Youth career
2004-2008 Emelec
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007- Emelec 139 (20)
National team
2013-  Ecuador Ecuador 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 November 2013

Fernando Vicente Gaibor Orellana (born October 8, 1991) is an Ecuadorian footballer who plays as a Attacking Midfielder for Emelec in Serie A de Ecuador

Club career[edit]



He came from Emelec's youth system and he is believed to be one of the most promising young players in Ecuador. He has played for Emelec for all of his short career. According to Ecuadorian pundits, he looks like one of the most promising new players of Ecuador. His club debut came on February 28, in a 5-0 away loss to LDU Quito. He scored his first career goals for Emelec on November 27, in a 3-2 away win against Universidad Catolica, scoring 2 goals. He participated in the 2010 Ecuadorian Serie A final matches against LDU Quito, becoming runner-up champions by an aggregate score of 2-1. Gaibor scored 4 goals in the 2011 season. By the end of the 2011 Ecuadorian Serie A, he was given the Best Young Player award for the season. He again participated in the final matches for league champion, losing to Deportivo Quito by an aggregate score of 2-0, once again becoming runner-ups. In the 2011 Ecuadorian Serie A season, he scored 6 goals, in 37 league games played. On April 4, in a home 2012 Copa Libertadores match against Brazil gaints Flamengo, Gaibor scored the winning penalty after extra-time, winning 3-2.


Gaibor's first game of the season was an emphatic 3-0 home win over Macara. His first league goal of the season was the winning goal in a thrilling 2-1 away win against Ecuadorian giants LDU Quito. His first goal of the 2013 Copa Libertadores was on April 2, scoring the second goal in the 94th minute, winning the home match against Uruguayan giants C.A. Peñarol.

International career[edit]

Fernando was a part of the Ecuadorian Under 20 squad that will play the at U-20 World Cup in Colombia July 19 - August 20.

Gaibor was called up for the Friendly matches against Argentina and Honduras on November 15 and 19, 2013. He made his debut as a second-half substitute for Christian Noboa against Argentina.

Career Statistics[edit]

As of 18 April 2012
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Emelec 2010 19 2 1 0 20 2
2011 35 4 5 0 40 4
2012 37 6 12 2 49 8
2013 34 5 8 2 42 7
2014 11 3 5 0 16 3
2015 3 0 0 0 3 0
Total 139 20 31 4 170 24
Career total 139 20 0 0 31 4 0 0 170 24







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