Santiago Ostolaza

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Ostolaza and the second or maternal family name is Sosa.
Santiago Ostolaza
Personal information
Full name Santiago Javier Ostolaza Sosa
Date of birth (1962-07-10) 10 July 1962 (age 52)
Place of birth Dolores, Soriano, Uruguay
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1986 Bella Vista
1986–1990 Nacional
1990–1992 Cruz Azul 72 (8)
1992 Querétaro 38 (2)
1992–1993 Gimnasia La Plata 13 (3)
1994 Kyoto Sanga
1995 Defensor Sporting
1995 Olimpia
1996 Nacional
1997 Aurora
1998–1999 Rentistas
1999 Defensor Sporting
2000 Montevideo Wanderers 18 (1)
National team
1985–1993 Uruguay 43 (6)
Teams managed
River Plate (URU)
Deportivo Maldonado
Montevideo Wanderers
Real Sociedad de Zacatecas
Alacranes de Durango
Guerreros de Hermosillo
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Santiago Javier Ostolaza Sosa (born July 10, 1962 in Dolores, Soriano) is an Uruguayan former football midfielder and current manager. Among others clubs, he was manager for Nacional of Uruguay. The last club he managed was Ecuadorian ESPOLI.[1]

Ostolaza made 43 appearances for the Uruguay national football team from 1985 to 1993[2] and played at the 1990 FIFA World Cup.[3]

He has a son, also named Santiago Ostolaza, who currently plays for Montevideo Wanderers.


  1. ^ "Un vasco-charrúa a suelo Tsáchila" [A Basque-Uruguayan on Tsáchila grounds] (in Spanish). February 17, 2011. Retrieved February 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ Passo Alpuin, Luis Fernando (2009-05-01). "Uruguay - Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-07-21. 
  3. ^ Santiago OstolazaFIFA competition record

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