David Diach

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David Diach
Personal information
Full name David Angelo Diach Madrigal
Date of birth (1974-06-07) 7 June 1974 (age 43)
Place of birth Costa Rica
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position striker
Club information
Current team
Halcones
Youth career
Saprissa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995 Vecinos
1996–1998 Carmelita
1999 Alajuelense
1999 Trikala 14 (4)
2000 Paniliakos 14 (3)
2001 Roma Paraná
2002 Ceará
2002–2003 Guanacasteca
2003 Herediano
2004 Nanjing Yoyo
2004 Brujas 14 (4)
2005–2006 Cartaginés 21 (4)
2006 Luis Ángel Firpo (14)
2007 Herediano 11 (2)
2007–2008 Carmelita 40 (13)
2009 ASODELI
2009 Chimaltenango
2010–2011 Limón 29 (0)
2011 Barrio Mexico
2012 Paraíso Total
2012–2013 Juventud Escazuceña (20)
2013 Barrio Mexico
2014 Halcones 18 (1)
2014-2015 AD Escazuceña
National team
1997–2007 Costa Rica 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 January 2009.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 January 2012

David Angelo Diach Madrigal (born 7 June 1974) is a Costa Rican professional footballer who currently plays for Guatemalan side Halcones.

Club career[edit]

Diach made his debut on 5 August 1995 for Costa Rican Second Division Vecinos[1] and has played for several clubs in Costa Rica. He had spells with Trikala and Paniliakos in the Greek Super League during the 1999-00 season,[2] played in the second divisions in Brazil and China[3] and for Brujas and Cartaginés whom he joined in January 2005.[4]

He also had a brief spell with Luis Ángel Firpo in El Salvador where he scored 14 goals[5] and with Antigua GFC in Guatemala.

He returned to Costa Rica, to play for Herediano[5] until he joined Carmelita in June 2007. He joined América de Chimaltenango in Guatemala for the 2009–2010 season, but he returned to Costa Rica to play for Limón in January 2010.[6]

In August 2013 he returned to Barrio Mexico after scoring 20 goals for fellow second division outfit Juventud Escazuceña in the 2012/13 season.[7] In January 2014 Diach returned to Guatemala to play for Halcones.[8]

International career[edit]

Diach has made six appearances for the Costa Rica national football team, his debut coming in a qualifying match for the 1998 FIFA World Cup against Canada on November 16, 1997[9] which proved to be his sole FIFA competition match.[10]

His final international was an October 2007 friendly match against Haiti.

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Diach seducido por el goleo - Futbol en Costa Rica (in Spanish)
  2. ^ "Foreign Players in Greece since 1959/60". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2008-12-10. Retrieved 2009-02-04. 
  3. ^ Cordero vuelve a Heredia - Nación (in Spanish)
  4. ^ Diach cotizado - Al Día (in Spanish)
  5. ^ a b "David Diach destacar en esta nueva etapa en Herediano". Al Día. 2006-12-31. 
  6. ^ David Diach reforzará a Limón FC - Al Día (in Spanish)
  7. ^ David Diach encabeza los fichajes en Liga de Ascenso - Nación (in Spanish)
  8. ^ Halcones FC confirma la llegada de diez jugadores Archived 2014-10-16 at the Wayback Machine. - Guatefutbol (in Spanish)
  9. ^ "Costa Rica - Details International Matches 1993–2003". RSSSF. Retrieved 2008-10-17. 
  10. ^ David DiachFIFA competition record

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