Quiarol Arzú

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Quiarol Arzú
Personal information
Full name Quiarol Lenín Arzú Flores
Date of birth (1985-03-03) 3 March 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Jutiapa, Honduras
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005-2011 Platense
2011-2013 Marathón
2013 Hubei Huakaier 11 (1)
National team
2007-2008 Honduras Under-23 10 (0)
2010- Honduras 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 June 2013
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Arzú and the second or maternal family name is Flores.

Quiarol Lenín Arzú Flores (born 3 March 1985) is a Honduran football defender who currently plays for Hubei Huakaier in the China League One.

Club career[edit]

Arzú began his professional career with Liga Nacional de Honduras side Platense in 2005. He has established himself as one of the top central defenders in Honduras. In February 2009, he went on trial to Chinese side Beijing Guoan alongside compatriot Hendry Córdova but the club decided not to sign them.[1]

Arzú went on trial with D.C. United in early 2010 in hopes of securing a contract with the Major League Soccer club.[2] He joined Marathón in summer 2011.[3]

Arzú transferred to China League One side Hubei Huakaier in February 2013. He was released in June 2013.

International career[edit]

Arzú was part of the U-23 Honduran national football team who was coached by Colombian trainer Alexis Mendoza but then coached by Gilberto Yearwood.[4] The U-23 Honduran national football team were CONCACAF champions and qualified to the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Arzú made his senior debut for Honduras in an October 2010 friendly match against Guatemala and has, as of July 2012, earned a total of 3 caps, scoring no goals.


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