Eduardo Acevedo (Guatemalan footballer)
|Full name||Eduardo Acevedo Pineda|
|Date of birth||June 8, 1964|
|Place of birth||Guatemala|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Deportivo Coatepeque (manager)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 July 2010.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 July 2010
He is currently in charge of Guatemalan second division side Deportivo Coatepeque.
Acevedo played the majority of his professional career at Guatemalan club CSD Comunicaciones, where he went on to become the team captain and earn the nickname "Gasparín", same as the club's mascot and in reference to his loyalty for the club. Later on, however, he became a member of Comunicaciones' arch-rivals C.S.D. Municipal and also had a tenure at Antigua GFC.
He made his debut for Guatemala in a May 1991 UNCAF Nations Cup match against El Salvador and has earned a total of 23 caps, scoring no goals. He has represented his country in 4 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and was a squad member at the 1991 UNCAF Nations Cup as well as at the 1991, 1996 and 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cups.
After his playing career Acevedo embarked on a coaching career and worked at Comunicaciones as understudy to Iván León. They were dismissed in 2008. He left Deportivo Iztapa in summer 2010 to manage Deportivo Coatepeque for the 2010/2011 season.
- Record at FIFA Tournaments - FIFA
- CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2000 - Full Details - RSSSF Archived January 17, 2010, at WebCite
- “No nos pagaron la deuda”. Eduardo Acevedo. - LaRed Deportiva (Spanish)
- Eduardo Acevedo Pineda es el nuevo técnico de Deportivo Coatepeque - Guatefutbol (Spanish)
- Eduardo Acevedo at National-Football-Teams.com
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