Élmer Ponciano

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Élmer Ponciano
Personal information
Full name Élmer Ramón Ponciano Priego
Date of birth (1978-06-28) June 28, 1978 (age 40)
Place of birth Guatemala City, Guatemala
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position defender
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Antigua GFC
2001–2002 Comunicaciones
2002–2004 Juventud Retalteca
2004–2006 Jalapa 39 (0)
2006–2009 Comunicaciones 16 (0)
2009–2010 Peñarol La Mesilla
2010 Zacapa
2010–present USAC
National team
2001–2007 Guatemala 19 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 July 2010
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 July 2010

Élmer Ramón Ponciano Priego (born 28 June 1978) is a Guatemalan football defender who currently plays for USAC of the Guatemalan premier division.

Club career[edit]

Ponciano started his professional career at Antigua GFC and had two spells at Guatemalan giants Comunicaciones. He joined newly promoted Peñarol La Mesilla in summer 2009 [1] but left the Huehuetenango side for Zacapa in February 2010 and then moved to his hometown club USAC in June 2010.[2]

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Guatemala in a March 2001 friendly match against El Salvador and has earned a total of 19 caps, scoring 1 goal. He has represented his country in 5 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[3] and played at the 2001[4] and 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup[5] as well as at the 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup[6]

His final international was a January 2007 UNCAF Cup match against Panama.


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