Francisco Jovel Álvarez

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Francisco Jovel Álvarez
Personal information
Full name Francisco Jovel Álvarez Rivera
Date of birth (1982-11-24) November 24, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth Santa Rosa de Lima, El Salvador
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Playing position striker, Defender
Club information
Current team
A.D. Isidro Metapan
Youth career
2000–2001 Reservas del Municipal Limeño
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 Municipal Limeño
2004 Atlético Chaparratique
2005 Municipal Limeño
2005–2008 Alianza 109 (26)
2008 Vista Hermosa 7 (1)
2009 Luis Ángel Firpo 1 (0)
2009–2011 Águila 64 (1)
2011 Municipal Limeño 31 (2)
2013- A.D. Isidro Metapan
National team
2007 El Salvador 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 October 2010.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 October 2010
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Álvarez and the second or maternal family name is Rivera.

Francisco Jovel Álvarez Rivera (born November 24, 1982 in El Salvador) is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays as a Defender for A.D. Isidro Metapan in the Salvadoran Premier League.

Club career[edit]

He started his career at his hometown club Municipal Limeño, then had a spell at second division Atlético Chaparratique before joining Alianza in 2005. After two short-lived spells with Vista Hermosa and Luis Ángel Firpo he moved to Águila in 2009.[1]

International career[edit]

Álvarez made his debut for El Salvador in an April 2007 friendly match against Haiti and has earned a total of 3 caps, scoring no goals. He has represented his country at the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[2]

His final international was a November 2007 friendly match against Jamaica.


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