Edwin Portillo

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Edwin Portillo
Personal information
Full name Edwin Ernesto Portillo
Date of birth 17 November 1962
Place of birth Metapán, El Salvador
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
A.D. Isidro Metapán (manager)
Youth career
1976 Atlético Fuentes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1980 CESSA
1980–1990 Isidro Metapán
Teams managed
1996–1997 CESSA (assistant)
1998 Fuerte San Francisco
2000–2001 A.D. Isidro Metapán
2002–2003 A.D. Isidro Metapán
2003–2004 Once Lobos
2005 Nejapa FC
2006–2013 A.D. Isidro Metapán
2014 C.D. Águila
2015 Leones de Occidente
2015–2016 C.D. Sonsonate[1]
2016–2017 Leones de Occidente
2017–2018 A.D. Isidro Metapán[2]
2018– A.D. Isidro Metapán
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Edwin Ernesto Portillo (born November 17, 1962 in El Salvador) is a former Salvadoran professional footballer and currently manager.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

Coaching career[edit]

CESSA[edit]

In 1996, he began his coaching career with CESSA, now called Isidro Metapán.

Fuerte San Francisco[edit]

He signed as new coach of Fuerte San Francisco in 1998.

Isidro Metapán[edit]

In 2000, Portillo signed as new coach of Isidro Metapán, replacing Nelson Mauricio Ancheta. Portillo led them to get promoted to the Primera División in 2001. On October 2001, Portillo was replaced by José Calazán.

Second return to Isidro Metapán[edit]

On October 2002, Portillo signed again as coach of Isidro Metapán, replacing Roberto Fabrizio. On June 2003, Portillo was replaced by Raúl Héctor Cocherari.

Once Lobos[edit]

In 2003, Portillo signed as coach of Once Lobos, replacing Jorge Rivas. In 2004, Portillo was replaced by Carlos Recinos.

Third return to Isidro Metapán[edit]

However, most of his success happened when he signed again as coach of Isidro Metapán on October 2006, replacing Rubén Alonso. He led the club to winning the Clausura 2007, Apertura 2008, Clausura 2009, Clausura 2010, Apertura 2010, Apertura 2011 and Apertura 2012. Also, he lost the Clausura 2012 final against Águila (1–2 defeat).

However, on March 2013, Portillo was replaced by Jorge Humberto Rodríguez.

Águila[edit]

On February 2014, Portillo signed as new coach of Águila, replacing Raúl Martínez Sambulá for the rest of the Clausura 2014. On March 2014, Portillo was replaced by Jairo Ríos Rendón.

Leones de Occidente[edit]

In 2015, Portillo signed as new coach of Leones de Occidente.

Sonsonate[edit]

On October 2015, Portillo signed as new coach of Sonsonate for the rest of the Apertura 2015, replacing Héctor Jara. On April 2016, Portillo was replaced by William Renderos Iraheta.

Return to Leones de Occidente[edit]

On October 2016, Portillo signed again as coach of Leones de Occidente.

Fourth return return to Isidro Metapán[edit]

Portillo signed again as coach of Isidro Metapán for the Clausura 2017, replacing Álvaro Misael Alfaro. Portillo led them to the semi-finals of that tournament, but they were defeated by Alianza 0–2 on aggregate.

On March 2018, Portillo was replaced by Agustín Castillo after a 0–3 defeat against Santa Tecla FC.

Fifth return return to Isidro Metapán[edit]

In December 2018, it was announced that Agustín Castillo would be replaced by Portillo as new coach of Isidro Metapán for the Clausura 2019.

Honours[edit]

Manager[edit]

Club[edit]

A.D. Isidro Metapán

Achievements[edit]

20 October 2011. Edwin Portillo's Isidro Metapán became the first Salvadoran team to qualify for the quarter-finals (last eight) in the CONCACAF Champions League new format. He currently holds the record for the most Salvadoran club titles as a manager (7 club tournaments).

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