Víctor Hugo Andrada

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Víctor Hugo Andrada
Personal information
Full name Víctor Hugo Andrada Canalis
Date of birth (1958-12-25) December 25, 1958 (age 55)
Place of birth Santa Fe, Argentina
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983 Colón 41 (7)
1984-1986 Gimnasia de La Plata 87 (7)
1986-1989 Blooming 109 (25)
1990 Unión Española 0 (0)
1990-1992 Racing Club 38 (1)
1993-1994 Unión 58 (3)
1995 The Strongest 17 (4)
1996 San José 31 (7)
1997-1998 Destroyers 68 (6)
1999-2001 Real Potosí 77 (6)
1983-2001 Total 526 (66 )
Teams managed
2005 Real Potosí
2007-2009 Nacional Potosí
2009-2010 Blooming
2010-2011 Real Potosí
2011 San José
2013 Wilstermann
2013- Blooming
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Víctor Hugo Andrada nicknamed "Copito" (born 25 December 1958 in Santa Fe) is a former Argentine - Bolivian football midfielder from the 1980s and 90s. He is currently a football manager for Blooming in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano.

Club career[edit]

In his native country he played professional football for Colón de Santa Fe, Gimnasia y Esgrima de La Plata, Racing Club de Avellaneda and Unión de Santa Fe, but the neighbouring country of Bolivia is where he spent most of his extensive career, playing for teams such as, Blooming, The Strongest, San José, Destroyers and Real Potosí. He also made a short spell in the Liga Chilena de Fútbol with Unión Española.

Managerial career[edit]

Following his retirement, "Copito" pursued a career as a football manager in Bolivia. In 2005 he took over club Real Potosí, but he was sacked due to poor results. In 2007 he made his comeback with Nacional Potosí, but the team fell short from winning the promotion after losing in a two game series to Guabirá. Nevertheless, Andrada got his recognition in 2008 as he took the team back to the Copa Simón Bolivar finals; only this time, his team came victorious. Therefore, gained promotion to the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano for the first time in the club's history.[1] The next year Andrada had an explosive start in first division with Nacional, leading the standings during the first ten weeks; however, the team began to stagger and eventually fell behind. On June 14, 2009, after 18 games into the season, Andrada resigned from his job in protest to constant intrusion of the board of directors in team affairs.[2] On July 6, 2009 he assumed his managerial duties with Blooming,[3] where he won the national league title of Clausura 2009, defeating Bolívar in the final match.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nacional emerge en la Villa Imperial la-razon.com (Spanish)
  2. ^ Renunció ‘Copito’ Andrada eldeber.com.bo (Spanish)
  3. ^ Blooming ya tiene DT eldeber.com.bo (Spanish)
  4. ^ El ‘penta’ es una realidad eldeber.com.bo (Spanish)

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