Eybir Bonaga

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Eybir Bonaga
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Personal information
Full name Eybir Olmedo Bonaga Cerrud
Date of birth (1986-05-19) 19 May 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Chiriquí Province, Panama
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
San Francisco
Number 11
Youth career
2005 Atlético Chiriquí
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 Atlético Chiriquí 114 (24)
2011– San Francisco 135 (9)
2012 Boyacá Chicó (loan) 2 (0)
National team
2009– Panama 23 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2012-01-20.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 May 2015
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Bonaga and the second or maternal family name is Cerrud.

Eybir Olmedo Bonaga Cerrud (born 19 May 1986) is a Panamanian football attacking midfielder, who currently plays for San Francisco.

Club career[edit]

Bonaga came through the youth ranks at Atlético Chiriquí and moved to San Francisco in December 2010.[1] In January 2012 he had a trial in Slovakia with Corgoň Liga side Ružomberok,[2] but a move did not work out and he joined Colombian side Boyacá Chicó on loan instead.[3]

International career[edit]

Bonaga made his debut for Panama in the UNCAF Nations Cup 2009 semi-finals entering as a last minute substitute against Honduras on 30 January 2009[4] and has, as of 1 May 2015, earned a total of 23 caps, scoring 1 goal. He represented his country in 2 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[5] and played at the 2011[6] and 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cups. On January 10th 2013 he scored against Guatemala in a friendly in the 67th minute.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Panama's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 10 January 2013 Estadio Rommel Fernández, Panama City, Panama  Guatemala 1–0 3–0 Friendly match


National Teams


  1. ^ Futbolista chiricano es vendido al San Francisco - La Prensa (Spanish)
  2. ^ Chiricano Bonaga, a prueba en Eslovaquia - La Prensa (Spanish)
  3. ^ Bonaga es fichado por el Boyacá Chicó de Colombia - PanamaAmerica (Spanish)
  4. ^ "Sorpresiva clasificación" (in Spanish). EFE. 31 January 2009. Retrieved 31 August 2009. 
  5. ^ Eybir BonagaFIFA competition record
  6. ^ CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2011 - Full Details Archived 15 March 2013 at the Wayback Machine. - RSSSF

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