Erick Miranda

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Erick Miranda
Personal information
Full name Erick Roberto Miranda Chonay
Date of birth (1971-12-17) December 17, 1971 (age 45)
Place of birth Escuintla, Guatemala
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)[1]
Playing position defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 Deportivo Amatitlán
1996–2004 CSD Comunicaciones
2004–2005 Deportivo Heredia 47 (3)
2006 Comunicaciones 8 (0)
2007 Deportivo Mixco
2007–2008 Deportivo Sanarate
National team
1991–2001 Guatemala 69 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 July 2010.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 July 2010
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Miranda and the second or maternal family name is Chonay.

Erick Roberto Miranda Chonay (born 17 December 1971) is a retired Guatemalan football defender who has played most of his career for CSD Comunicaciones of the Guatemalan premier division.

He has been part of the Guatemala national team set-up for over 10 years.

Club career[edit]

Central defender Miranda has spent the majority of his career playing at local giants Comunicaciones where he has been club captain. He also had a spell at Heredia in the 2004/2005 season but returned to the Cremas in January 2006[2] for a short, second, spell before moving to second division side Deportivo Mixco. In September 2007 he joined fellow second division team Sanarate[3] and in March 2009 Deportivo San Pedro were looking to acquiring his services.[4]

International career[edit]

A national team stalwart for over 10 years, Miranda made his debut for Guatemala in a May 1991 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Honduras and has earned a total of 69 caps, scoring 2 goals.[5] He has represented his country in 19 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[6] and played at 5 UNCAF Nations Cups as well as at 4 CONCACAF Gold Cups.

His final international was a May 2001 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Costa Rica.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Guatemala's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 13 April 1997 Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, D.C., United States  El Salvador 1-1 1-1 Friendly match
2 17 February 2000 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, United States  Mexico 1-1 1-1 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup


In 2010 Miranda is Football Instructor at the Ministry of Sport and Recreation.[7]


  1. ^ Social y Deportivo Comunicaciones - DeGuate
  2. ^ De vuelta a casa - El Periodico (Spanish)
  3. ^ Sanarate contrata dos nuevos refuerzos - LaRed Deportiva (Spanish)
  4. ^ San Pedro se refuerza - LaRed Deportiva (Spanish)
  5. ^ Guatemala - Record International Players - RSSSF
  6. ^ Record at FIFA Tournaments - FIFA

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