Pedro Febles

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Febles and the second or maternal family name is González.
Pedro Febles
Personal information
Full name Pedro Juan Febles González
Date of birth (1958-04-18)18 April 1958
Place of birth Caracas, Venezuela
Date of death 14 December 2011(2011-12-14) (aged 53)
Place of death Venezuela
Height 5 ft. 10 in
Playing position Striker
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1980 Deportivo Italia
1980–1983 Deportivo Galicia
1983–1985 Atlético San Cristóbal
1985–1989 Marítimo Caracas
National team
1979–1989 Venezuela 25 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Pedro Juan Febles González (18 April 1958 – 14 December 2011) was a Venezuelan football player and manager.

Club career[edit]

Febles played for Deportivo Galicia, Atlético San Cristóbal and C.S. Marítimo de Venezuela.[1]

International career[edit]

Febles made 25 appearances for the senior Venezuela national football team from 1979 to 1989,[2][3] including participation in the 1979 Copa América, 1983 Copa América and 1989 Copa América.

He also competed for Venezuela at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union, where the team was eliminated after the preliminary round.[4]

Manager[edit]

Febles was a successful coach for Caracas FC winning the league during the 87-88 season. He also coached Deportivo Italia and the Venezuelan National Team under-14 with Augusto Visa as an assistant coach. Many of his player from that National Team went on to play professional in the Venezuelan League, some of them such as: Alejandro Iglesias, Arnold Rivera, Pablo Rosas, Edwin Quilaguri, Pedro Millan and German Yumar.

Personal[edit]

Febles died at age 52 on 14 December 2011.[5]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Caracas urgido de cambios concretos". Diario El Universal. 1997-12-27. Retrieved 2009-03-26. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Venezuela - Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-03-26. 
  3. ^ Pedro FeblesFIFA competition record
  4. ^ "Pedro Febles". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-03-26. 
  5. ^ "Falleció Pedro Febles, figura de la vinotinto de los años ochenta" (in Spanish). El Nacional. 15 December 2011.