Nahúm Espinoza

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Nahún Espinoza
Personal information
Full name Nahún Alberto Espinoza Zerón
Date of birth (1964-08-14) 14 August 1964 (age 50)
Place of birth Tela,[1] Honduras
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982-1987 Real España 109 (6)
1988-2000 Olimpia 247 (31)
National team
1994 Honduras 1 (0)
Teams managed
2005-2007 Olimpia
2008-2009 Platense
2009-2010 Vida (Technical Advisor)
2011 Victoria
2012 UPNFM
2012 Real España
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 January 2013
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Espinoza and the second or maternal family name is Zerón.

Nahún Alberto Espinoza Zerón (born 14 August 1964) is a retired Honduran football player, who most recently was manager of Real España in the Liga Nacional de Honduras.

Club career[edit]

He started his career at Real España and also had a lengthy spell with Olimpia, winning 5 league titles.

International career[edit]

Espinoza made his debut for Honduras in a December 1994 friendly match against the United States, coming on as a late substitute for Mario Peri. It proved to be his sole international game.

Managerial career[edit]

He has coached Platense and Olimpia, with whom he won three consecutive titles.[2] He also was technical advisor at Vida[3] and shortly manager of Victoria[4] and Second Division side UPNFM.[5]

In September 2012, Espinoza succeeded Chelato Uclés as manager of Real España, with his brother Juan Carlos named as his assistant.[6] He however announced in November 2012 to leave the club after the season.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Nahún is the younger brother of former international midfielder Juan Carlos Espinoza. Their brother Enrique, who died in April 2012, was also a former player of Olimpia.[8]


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