Carlos Antonio Meléndez

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Carlos Antonio Meléndez
Personal information
Full name Carlos Antonio Meléndez Flores
Date of birth (1958-11-12) 12 November 1958 (age 58)
Place of birth San Salvador, El Salvador
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977, 1978 Alianza
1977 Platense (loan)
1979–1980 San Miguel de Guadalupe
1981–1983 Acajutla
1984–1987 Atlético Marte
1987 Acajutla (loan)
1988–1989 Atlético Marte
1990–1992 Alianza
1993–1994 Firpo
National team
1977 El Salvador
Teams managed
2002–2006 Independiente Nacional 1906
2006–2007 Nejapa
2008–2009 Chalatenango
2010 Alacranes Del Norte
2011 El Roble
2012–2013 San Sebastián
2013 UES
2013 Santa Tecla (assistant)
2015 Atlético Marte
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Meléndez and the second or maternal family name is Flores.

Carlos Antonio Meléndez Flores (born 12 November 1958 in San Salvador, El Salvador) is a retired Salvadoran football (soccer) player.

Club career[edit]

Nicknamed El Cacho, Meléndez won the Salvadoran league title with Atlético Marte in 1985.[1] In 1980, he played in Costa Rica for San Miguel de Guadalupe.[2]


After he retired, he became a manager and coached Independiente Nacional 1906, Nejapa F.C. and Alacranes Del Norte.[3][4]




  1. ^ Un birindis por el ausente Archived 12 August 2012 at the Wayback Machine. - La Tribuna (Spanish)
  2. ^ [1] - El Garrobo (Spanish)
  3. ^ “El Cacho” Meléndez sustituirá a De Simone - La Prensa Gráfica (Spanish)
  4. ^ “El Cacho” ya es alacrán Archived 25 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine. - La Prensa Gráfica (Spanish)

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