Yohandry Orozco

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Orozco and the second or maternal family name is Cujía.
Yohandry Orozco
Personal information
Full name Yohandry José Orozco Cujía
Date of birth (1991-03-19) 19 March 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Maracaibo, Venezuela
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Deportivo Táchira
Number 10
Youth career
Beracasa
Centro Gallego
2006–2007 Maracaibo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Maracaibo 23 (2)
2009–2011 Zulia 41 (11)
2011–2013 VfL Wolfsburg 7 (0)
2013– Deportivo Táchira 11 (4)
National team
2009– Venezuela U20 7 (2)
2010– Venezuela 17 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 August 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 August 2013

Yohandry José Orozco Cujía (born 19 March 1991 in Maracaibo) is a Venezuelan footballer. He plays for Deportivo tachira,venezuela. He plays as an Attacking Midfielder.

Club career[edit]

In Venezuela[edit]

Orozco made his professional debut in 2007 with Unión Atlético Maracaibo, aged 16, against Deportivo Anzoátegui. On 2009 he signed with Zulia FC, having a strong presence in the main squad. In the 2010–11 season he became a basic key in the lineup of the Zulians, scoring eight goals in the first half of the tournament.

VfL Wolfsburg[edit]

On 28 January 2011, it was reported that Orozco would sign a four-year contract with VfL Wolfsburg, pending a medical test and economical terms with Zulia FC. He is the third Venezuelan player in the Fußball-Bundesliga, after Juan Arango and Tomás Rincón.[1] The deal was completed on 31 January. The 19-year-old has put pen to paper on a deal that will run until 30 June 2015.[2] With only 1.64 m in height, he is the shortest player to ever being fielded in the German Bundesliga.[citation needed] He never managed to fit a spot in the regular lineup, playing only seven games since his arrival.

Return to homeland[edit]

After an unsuccessful period in German football, it was reported on 1 June 2013 that he will be signing for Venezuelan team Deportivo Táchira in a three-year contract. Further details of the operation remains unveiled.[3]

Club statistics[edit]

Accurate as of 2 September 2012
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Maracaibo 2007–08 15 1 - - 15 1
2008–09 8 1 - - 8 1
Total 23 2 - - 23 2
Zulia 2009–10 26 3 1 0 27 3
2010–11 15 8 0 0 15 8
Total 41 11 1 0 42 11
VfL Wolfsburg 2010–11 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011–12 5 0 0 0 5 0
2012–13 2 0 0 0 2 0
Total 7 0 0 0 7 0
Deportivo Táchira 2013–14 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career totals 71 13 1 0 72 13

International career[edit]

As an Under-20 international, having played the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup, he also was in the squad for the 2011 South American Youth Championship. In this tournament, on 24 January 2011, he scored a noticed goal against Perú, in an individual play.[4]

He made his debut with the senior team on 3 March 2010, in a friendly match against Panamá. In June 2011, Orozco joined the squad who played the 2011 Copa América and went on to finish in fourth place.

International goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 14 August 2013 Pueblo Nuevo, San Cristóbal, Venezuela  Bolivia 2–2 2–2 Friendly


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yohandry Orozco se va para el Wolfsburgo" [Yohandry Orozco goes to Wolfsburg] (in Spanish). Zulia FC. 28 January 2011. Retrieved 24 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "South Korean Koo and Venezuelan Orozco sign for VfL". Vfl Wolfsburg. 31 January 20111. Retrieved 24 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Homeward bound". VfL Wolfsburg. 1 June 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Golazo: Yohandry Orozco vs Peru, 2011 Sudamericano sub-20". southamerican-futbol.blogspot.com. Retrieved 24 July 2011. 

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