Ernesto Góchez

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Ernesto Góchez
Personal information
Full name Ernesto Góchez Lovo
Date of birth (1976-09-14) September 14, 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth San Salvador, El Salvador
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Colegio San Francisco
1994–1995 Atlético Marte Reserves
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–2001 Atlético Marte
2001–2005 FAS
2006 Alianza
2006 Chalatenango
2007–2008 San Salvador F.C. 18 (2)
2008–2009 Águila 18 (0)
National team
1999–2004 El Salvador 18 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ernesto Góchez Lovo (born September 14, 1976 in San Salvador, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran footballer who currently is an assistant coach for C.D. Luis Ángel Firpo.

Club career[edit]

An attacking midfielder, Góchez's started his professional career at Atlético Marte and it spanned fourteen years while also playing top flight football for C.D. Águila, C.D. FAS, Alianza F.C., C.D. Chalatenango and San Salvador F.C..[1]

In 2001, Góchez wanted to leave his first club, Atlético Marte, for Águila, only to see his move blocked by Marte who quickly responded by selling him to rivals FAS.[2]

International career[edit]

Góchez made his debut for El Salvador in a March 1999 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Honduras and has earned a total of 18 caps, scoring 1 goal. He has represented his country in 3 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[3] and at the 1999 UNCAF Nations Cup[4]

His final international was an August 2004 FIFA World Cup qualification against Panama.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list El Salvador's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 12 May 2004 Robertson Stadium, Houston, United States  Haiti 1-2 3-3 Friendly match

Managerial career[edit]

Góchez was assistant to Argentinean coach Ramiro Cepeda and reserve team coach at Atlético Marte, until being dismissed in September 2009.[5]

He currently acts as an official of the El Salvador national under-20 football team.[6]


  1. ^ Player profile - CD FAS
  2. ^ Góchez ¡es de Marte! - Diaro de Hoy (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Ernesto GóchezFIFA competition record
  4. ^ UNCAF Tournament 1999 - RSSSF
  5. ^ Cocherari será asistente de Guevara Mora - La Prensa Grafica (in Spanish)
  6. ^ Alfaro define grupo Sub 20 para viajar a México Archived 2012-07-02 at the Wayback Machine. - El Salvador (in Spanish)

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