Efraín Flores

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Flores and the second or maternal family name is Mercado.
Efraín Flores
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Personal information
Full name Efraín Flores Mercado
Date of birth (1958-02-06) 6 February 1958 (age 59)
Place of birth Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico
Teams managed
Years Team
1994–1997 Atlas
2001 Atlas
2002 León
2007–2009 Guadalajara
2010 Mexico (interim)
2011–2012 Pachuca

Efraín Flores Mercado (born 6 February 1958 in Zacatecas, Zacatecas) is a Mexican coach, who last managed C.F. Pachuca.[1]

Club career[edit]

He was named coach during the mid Apertura 2007 tournament, taking over for José Manuel de la Torre. He has coached Atlas, Leon, Guadalajara and Pachuca.[2]

International career[edit]

Flores was the Interim Head coach of the Selección de fútbol de México (Mexico national team) for three games. In his first match with the Mexico national team, he was an assistant to Enrique Meza as they drew against world champions and No. 1 world ranking, Spain. This feat gained him very much attention and has renewed the pride and stature of the Mexico national team.[3]

Fixtures and results[edit]

Date Tournament Location Home Team Score Away Team Scorers
4 September 2010
Estadio Omnilife Mexico Mexico
Ecuador Ecuador Christian Benítez Goal 1'
Luis Checa Goal 40' (own goal)
Jaime Ayoví Goal 58'
7 September 2010
Estadio Universitario Mexico Mexico
Colombia Colombia Elías Hernández Goal 89'
12 October 2010
Estadio Olímpico Benito Juárez Mexico Mexico
Venezuela Venezuela Juan Arango Goal 6' Goal 40'
Javier Hernández Goal 34'
Giovani dos Santos Goal 61'


  1. ^ "Chivas Products Give Mexico Interim Manager Flores Their Support". Goal.com. 3 September 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "La Crónica de Hoy | Debuta Efraín Flores con el Tri". Cronica.com.mx. 4 September 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "FMF Name Enrique Meza, Efrain Flores Interim Coaches". Goal.com. 27 July 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 

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